BIG SKID CREEK
BIG SKID CREEK. Big Skid Creek rises seven miles south of Olney in north central Young County (at 33°16' N, 98°44' W) and runs south for six miles until it enters the Brazos River three miles west of Newcastle (at 33°12' N, 98°46' W). Its drainage area comprises ranch and oil lands, including the Lairmore oilfield. Little Skid Creek, a small, intermittent tributary of Big Skid Creek, runs two miles before joining with the larger branch two miles above the Brazos River confluence. The area terrain is surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Big Skid Creek," accessed July 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbqb.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.