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SPRING CREEK, TEXAS (Parker County). Spring Creek was once a farming village in south central Parker County. The first Anglo-Americans arrived in the area in the mid-1850s and settled six miles up Spring Creek from an Indian village on the Brazos River, approximately six miles south of the site of present-day Weatherford. Among these early settlers was T. J. Shaw, who served as a county commissioner. No organized community exists today. The only evidence of the pioneer settlement is the cemetery just east of Farm Road 51.


Gustavus Adolphus Holland, History of Parker County and the Double Log Cabin (Weatherford, Texas: Herald, 1931; rpt. 1937).

David Minor


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

David Minor, "SPRING CREEK, TX (PARKER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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