Buck Creek rises eight miles north of Burkeville in northern Newton County (at 31°08' N, 93°39' W) and once ran northeast for four miles to its mouth on Indian Creek, about 1½ miles west of the Sabine River (at 31°10' N, 93°36' W). The creekbed, however, was by the 1980s almost completely submerged in Toledo Bend Reservoir. Several dismantled railroad tracks indicate that lumbering activities once reached the area.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Buck Creek (Newton County),”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 23, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994