Briar Creek (Young County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Briar Creek rises near Loving in northeast Young County (at 33°14' N, 98°30' W) and runs southwest for thirteen miles to its mouth on Salt Creek, one-half mile north of Lake Graham (at 33°12' N, 98°39' W). It traverses rolling prairie surfaced by clay loams that support mesquite and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Briar Creek (Young County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994