Box Creek (Cherokee County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Box (Boxes) Creek rises at the confluence of Bean's Creek and Dement Creek, four miles southwest of Rusk in south central Cherokee County (at 31°45' N, 95°13' W), and runs southeast for sixteen miles to its mouth on the Neches River, two miles southwest of Weeping Mary (at 31°35' N, 95°11' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches and runs through flat to gently rolling terrain with clay and sandy loam soils in which grow mixed hardwoods and pines.

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

Anonymous, “Box Creek (Cherokee County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 21, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994