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Turkey Creek (Williamson County)


Turkey Creek rises two miles northwest of Taylor in southeastern Williamson County (at 30°37' N, 97°27' W) and runs east for 20½ miles, through southeastern Williamson County and southwestern Milam County, to its mouth on Brushy Creek, two miles northeast of Thorndale in southwest Milam County (at 30°38' N, 97°11' W). The banks of the stream are sparsely wooded with post oak trees, and the creek flows through gently sloping terrain surfaced by clayey soils used predominantly as cropland.

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

Anonymous, “Turkey Creek (Williamson County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 30, 2020,

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