MAXWELL CREEK. Maxwell Creek rises just west of Brookston and south of U.S. Highway 82 in central Lamar County (at 33°38' N, 95°43' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to its mouth on the North Sulphur River, just north of the Delta county line four miles west of Gadston (at 33°29' N, 95°39' W). The surrounding flat to gently sloping terrain descends to low-lying flood plains and is surfaced by loam and clay that support grasses interspersed with some juniper, oak, mesquite, and water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."MAXWELL CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbmgg), accessed June 19, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.