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RUSH CREEK, TX

RUSH CREEK, TEXAS. Rush Creek was a farming community on Rush Creek fourteen miles southeast of Corsicana and two miles south of Kerens in southeastern Navarro County. It was established in the 1850s, and a post office operated there from 1858 to 1871. At its height just after the Civil War, Rush Creek consisted of a store, a gin, and a number of houses. It began to decline in the early 1870s, apparently because of the growth of nearby Wadeville, and by the mid-1870s Rush Creek had been abandoned.

Christopher Long

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Christopher Long, "RUSH CREEK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrrle), accessed July 31, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.