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BIG SANDY CREEK (Donley County). Big Sandy Creek rises in two main branches that meet five miles south of Clarendon in southwestern Donley County (at 34°53' N, 100°54' W). The stream flows southwest for twelve miles to its mouth on Mulberry Creek, in the northeastern corner of Briscoe County (at 34°43' N, 100°05' W). Sandy Camp, one of the JA Ranch's twelve winter camps, was located near this stream. Big Sandy Creek flows through an area of moderately steep slopes with locally high relief and a surface of deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses.


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

"BIG SANDY CREEK (DONLEY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.