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SHAWNEE CREEK, TEXAS. Shawnee Creek, on Shawnee Creek near Sulphur Springs, had a post office in 1875 with C. M. Barge as postmaster. This office was abolished in 1877. Shawnee Creek in 1882 was described as a "small village" in a report by the Texas Commissioner of Statistics.


Angelina County Historical Survey Committee, Land of the Little Angel: A History of Angelina County, Texas, ed. Bob Bowman (Lufkin, Texas: Lufkin Printing, 1976).

Megan Biesele


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

Megan Biesele, "SHAWNEE CREEK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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