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BILOXI CREEK. Biloxi (Balaxy) Creek rises 1½ miles east of Lufkin in central Angelina County (at 31°20' N, 94°38' W) and runs south for 20½ miles to its mouth on Buck Creek, a mile above the latter's confluence with the Neches River (at 31°04' N, 94°36' W). Biloxi Creek crosses low to moderately rolling terrain surfaced by sandy clay loam that supports pine, oak, and other hardwoods, as well as mesquite and grasses. The stream was named either for the town of Biloxi, Mississippi, or for the Biloxi Indians, some of whom moved westward to Louisiana and eventually to the Neches River area of Texas.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).
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