Blythe Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Blythe Creek rises eight miles southwest of DeKalb in southwestern Bowie County (at 33°28' N, 94°44' W) and extends southeast for fifteen miles before joining Weaver Creek to form Bassett Creek about twelve miles southeast of DeKalb (at 33°20' N, 94°36' W). The soils over which Blythe Creek flows are loamy in the upper reaches and clayey downstream. The land is generally heavily wooded, predominantly with post oak, blackjack oak, and elm.

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

Anonymous, “Blythe Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994