Bear Creek (Fannin County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bear Creek rises two miles southeast of Trenton in southwest Fannin County (at 33°25' N, 96°18' W) and flows southwest for ten miles, passing under Farm Road 1562 and within a mile of Pike, in Collin County. The streambed extends through gently rolling land surfaced by clayey soils and empties into Indian Creek about two miles from Lavon Lake (at 33°16' N, 96°21' W).

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

Anonymous, “Bear Creek (Fannin County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994