COTTONWOOD CREEK (CORYELL COUNTY)
COTTONWOOD CREEK (Coryell County). Cottonwood Creek rises five miles northeast of Copperas Cove in southern Coryell County (at 31°12' N, 97°52' W) and runs northeast for five miles to its mouth on Cowhouse Creek, sixteen miles southwest of Gatesville (at 31°14' N, 97°49' W). It traverses steep slopes and benches surfaced by shallow clay loam that supports juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."COTTONWOOD CREEK (CORYELL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbcjv), accessed December 19, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.