Big Brushy Creek (Kaufman County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Big Brushy Creek rises at the confluence of Brushy and Berry creeks eight miles northwest of Terrell in Kaufman County (at 32°48' N, 96°23' W) and runs southeast for 27½ miles, across flat to rolling terrain surfaced with dark calcareous clays that support mesquite and cacti. For most of the county's history, this area has been used as range and crop land. Big Brushy Creek joins King Creek three miles southwest of Kaufman (at 32°34' N, 96°20' W).

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

Anonymous, “Big Brushy Creek (Kaufman County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994