Cameron Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: December 1, 1994

Cameron Creek rises six miles west of Jermyn in northeast Young County (at 33°16' N, 98°30' W) and flows northeast for eighteen miles to its mouth on the West Fork of the Trinity River, four miles southeast of Antelope in Jack County (at 33°24' N, 98°18' W). The stream's name is an alteration of Cambren, the name of a pioneer family from Jack County. The surrounding gently sloping to steep terrain is surfaced by stony loam that supports tall prairie grasses. The area has been used mostly as rangeland and has been the site of mineral production.

Thomas F. Horton, History of Jack County (Jacksboro, Texas: Gazette Print, 193-?).

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

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

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994