Briar Creek rises two miles west of Elmhouse in northwestern Navarro County (at 32°08' N, 96°39' W) and flows east for eighteen miles to its mouth on Chambers Creek, five miles east of Corsicana (at 32°07' N, 96°22' W). The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is surfaced by moderately deep to deep sandy and clay loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. The creek is crossed by the tracks of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Briar Creek (Navarro County),”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 23, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
November 1, 1994