Brushy Creek rises four miles west of Mart in eastern McLennan County (at 31º32' N, 96º54' W) and flows south-southeast for twenty miles to its mouth on Big Creek, eight miles east of Marlin in Falls County (at 31º20' N, 96º46'& W). The terrain is flat to rolling prairie with local shallow depressions and a surface of sandy and clay loams in which grow mesquite and grasses upstream and water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers downstream.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Brushy Creek (McLennan County),”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 24, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994