SPRING CREEK COUNTY
SPRING CREEK COUNTY. Spring Creek County, established for judicial and other purposes on January 21, 1841, included parts of the future Grimes, Montgomery, and Harris counties. It was named for the creek that ran through its center; the county seat was to be named Greenville. The county was abolished by a Texas Supreme Court decision, Stockton v. Montgomery (1842), which declared judicial counties unconstitutional.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Andrew Forest Muir, "Spring Creek County," accessed July 24, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcs52.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.