Brushy Elm Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Brushy Elm Creek rises six miles northwest of Muenster in northwestern Cooke County (at 33°43' N, 97°28' W) and runs southeast for sixteen miles to its mouth on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, two miles southeast of Myra (at 33°36' N, 97°17' W). It crosses rolling terrain surfaced by expansive clays and clay loams that support oak, juniper, and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Brushy Elm Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994