Bayou Siepe

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bayou Siepe (Siepe Bayou or Sip Bayou) rises eleven miles southeast of Center in southeastern Shelby County (at 31°43' N, 94°01' W) and runs east for ten miles to its mouth on Toledo Bend Reservoir (at 31°43' N, 93°52' W). The surrounding terrain is nearly level and is surfaced by clay and loam. The streambed is wholly within the boundaries of Sabine National Forest.

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

Anonymous, “Bayou Siepe,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994