Barrel Springs Creek begins 2½ miles northwest of Montague in central Montague County (at 33°40' N, 97°45' W) and runs northwest for twelve miles to its mouth on Salt Creek, a mile east of Belcherville (at 33°48' N, 97°48' W). It traverses generally flat terrain surfaced by clayey and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. For most of the county's history, the Barrel Springs Creek area has been used as rangeland.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Barrel Springs Creek,”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 20, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994