Briar Creek (Cooke County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Briar (Brier) Creek rises in extreme northeastern Cooke County (at 33°53' N, 96°57' W) and runs four miles northeast to its mouth on Lake Texoma, near the Sheppard Air Force Base Recreation Area in northwest Grayson County (at 33°53' N, 96°54' W). It crosses variable terrain surfaced by shallow, stony clay loam that supports juniper, oak, grasses, chaparral, and cacti.

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

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

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994