Brushy Creek (Shelby County)

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994

Brushy Creek rises five miles southeast of Joaquin in northeastern Shelby County (at 31°57' N, 94°08' W) and flows southeast for six miles to its mouth on Flat Fork Creek (at 31°53' N, 94°06' W). It crosses nearly level to moderately steep, heavily wooded terrain with sandy to clayey and loamy topsoils. Pines and various hardwoods predominate in the flora.

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

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

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994