Baker Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Baker Creek rises 4½ miles north of Queen City in northeastern Cass County (at 33°13' N, 94°10' W) and runs northeast for eight miles to where it joins a small unnamed stream to form Baker Slough near Domino (at 33°16' N, 94°06' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. It flows over sandy and loamy soils that support pines and hardwoods. The creek may have been named for John Baker, original grantee of land near its mouth.

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

Anonymous, “Baker Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 23, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994