HACKBERRY CREEK (STERLING COUNTY)
HACKBERRY CREEK (Sterling County). Hackberry Creek rises twelve miles northwest of Sterling City in northern Sterling County (at 32°00' N, 101°06' W) and runs north for twelve miles to its mouth on Mustang Creek, near Farm Road 2183 in southern Mitchell County (at 32°12' N, 101°02' W). The stream traverses rolling to flat terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support grasses and some water-tolerant hardwoods.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."HACKBERRY CREEK (STERLING COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbh13), accessed May 21, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.