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BUCK CREEK (Leon County). Buck Creek rises seven miles west of Centerville in west central Leon County (at 31°16' N, 96°08' W) and runs six miles west to disembogue in Brushy Creek three miles northeast of Marquez (at 31°16' N, 96°13' W). The stream traverses steeply sloping to nearly level terrain surfaced by sandy and loamy soils. Beside the creek grow post oak, black hickory, pecan, elm, water oak, and hackberry trees. Settlement of the area began in the second half of the 1800s. Concord is on the creek's north bank near its headwaters.


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

"BUCK CREEK (LEON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.