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BRIARY, TEXAS. Briary (Briary Church) was thirteen miles northeast of Cameron in northern Milam County. It was named for nearby Big Briary Creek. Two churches, a school, and several businesses and houses marked its location on county highway maps in the 1940s.


Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "BRIARY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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