Barton Creek rises five miles west of Huckabay in northwestern Erath County (at 32°22' N, 98°25' W) and runs north eighteen miles to its mouth on Palo Pinto Creek, two miles south of Lake Palo Pinto in Palo Pinto County (at 32°35' N, 98°21' W). It traverses flat terrain surfaced by deep loam that supports elms and a variety of short grasses.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Barton Creek (Erath County),”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 21, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994