Somerville Lake

Lake Somerville lies in Burleson, Washington, and Lee counties, 23 miles southwest of Bryan/College Station, Texas. Lake Somerville covers 11,630 acres with 85 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 38 feet. Yegua Creek in the Brazos River Basin feeds Lake Somerville. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Ft. Worth District oversees Lake Somerville. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) manages the Somerville Public Hunting Land and seven parks under a license agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Lake Somerville is 65 miles east of Austin, Texas, and 78 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, with a few tiny communities on its northern border. Somerville, Texas is the nearest town on its eastern shores. Lake Somerville sits in a rural backdrop with over ten islands. The largest islands are named Buck Nekkid Island in its northern waters and Sunny Buns Island in its southern waters.   More Lake Information

Somerville Lake Real Estate

Lake living at its best near Birch Creek Park


Located a short distance from Brenham and College Station in Birch Creek Forest at Lake Somerville, "The Best Subdivision by the Lake," and fondly called "The Treehouse", this awesome modern home with full length back porch and...

Somerville Lake Camping

Nails Creek Unit

Nails Creek Unit has 20 campsites with a 30-amp electric hookup, water hookup, restrooms, horse pens in the area, and a fire ring grill. The Nails Creek Unit offers a weekly non-peak rate from December through...

Frank And Kev RV

Frank And Kev RV is located 1.7 miles from Lake Somerville State Park's Birch Creek entrance. It offers 13 RV sites with electricity, water, sewer, and WiFi. Also, they have shower facilities and washer/dryer...

Yegua Creek

There are 82 campsites at Yegua Creek Campground; 65 have 50-amp power and water hookups. Picnic tables and fire rings are available, as are flush toilets and showers. There are also two boat ramps, an...

Lake Somerville Campground

Lake Somerville Campground is located in Brenham, TX. The campground has 109 campsites with power and running water and picnic tables and fire rings for cooking marshmallows and telling stories over the fire....

Rocky Creek Park

Rocky Creek Campground has 192 campsites with 30-amp electrical hookups, 127-amp hookups, and 35 tent sites with 30-amp hookups. Picnic tables and fire rings are available, as are flush toilets and showers.

Somerville Lake Marinas

Big Creek Marina

Big Creek Marina offers a boat launch that can accommodate up to four boats. Passes for the launch are provided on a daily and annual basis. Guests are welcome to fish off our marina piers for a daily fee. For...

Lake Somerville Marina

Basic groceries, snacks, drinks, and a big assortment of live and frozen baits, as well as walls full of tackle, are all available at Lake Somerville Marina for your leisure and camping requirements. There is...

Somerville Lake What To Do

Saddlehorn Winery

Saddlehorn Winery starter in 2006. They serve award-winning hand-crafted wines. Plus, a good view of the vineyard where the Blanc du Bois and Black Spanish are planted. Winery hours are from Monday to...

Ricky's Catering / Mantey Country

Ricky's Catering / Mantey Country is a self-service restaurant located in Somerville, TX. It also serves a wide selection of home-cooked meals from breakfast to lunch and a lunch buffet and Sunday buffet. The...

Somerville Farm & Ranch

Somerville Farm & Ranch is a family business that sells Purina, Thomas Moore, M-G, & Lindner feeds. Also, they have chemicals, seeds, fencing materials, lawn & garden supplies, animal health...

Star of the Republic Museum

Star of the Republic Museum is located in Washington, TX. The Texas Republic's colorful saga depicts the Star of the Republic Museum. Also, the story of the autonomous Republic of Texas, which existed from...

Mama's Kitchen

Mama's Kitchen is located in Somerville, TX that serves home-cooked meals from breakfast to lunch. They also offer a wide selection of foods every day. The prices are affordable, and the place is home-style....

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Somerville Lake Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Somerville Lake Weather Forecast



Hi: 58

Monday Night


Lo: 53


Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 70

Tuesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 65


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 79

Wednesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 68


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 81

Thursday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 64

Somerville Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 3/20: 235.48 (-2.52)