Camp Creek (Scurry County)

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

Camp Creek rises seven miles east of Snyder in east central Scurry County (at 32°44' N, 100°48' W) and runs east and then north for thirteen miles to its mouth on Rough Creek, three miles west of the Fisher county line and two miles northwest of Green Mountain (at 32°50' N, 100°43' W). The creek was either named for Judge A. J. Camp, an early settler in the area, or from its use as a campsite by early travelers and settlers. It runs through sparsely settled ranchland characterized by moderately steep slopes with locally high relief and silt loams that support mesquite and grasses.

Ranch Headquarters Association. Snyder Unit, Early Ranching and Water Sources in West Texas (Snyder, Texas, 1972).

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

Anonymous, “Camp Creek (Scurry County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994