French Creek (Bexar County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: January 1, 1995

French Creek rises just east of Helotes in northwestern Bexar County (at 29°35' N, 98°41' W) and runs southeast for six miles to its mouth on Leon Creek, just west of State Highway 16 (at 29°29' N, 98°38' W). It traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by shallow, stony soils that support mesquite and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “French Creek (Bexar County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 18, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995