Bear Bayou

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bear Bayou rises four miles south of Timpson in northwestern Shelby County (at 31°50' N, 94°21' W) and flows southwest for seven miles to its mouth on Attoyac Bayou (at 31°47' N, 94°25' W). The surrounding terrain, gently sloping to moderately steep, is surfaced with sandy loam. The area is heavily wooded, with pines and various hardwoods predominating.

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

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

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Bear Bayou
Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Shelby County
Associated Names