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BIG SANDY CREEK (Newton County). Big Sandy Creek rises just west of Weeks Settlement in northwestern Newton County (at 31°05' N, 93°51' W) and flows northeast for twenty-two miles to its mouth on Sixmile Creek, in the Sabine National Forest in Sabine County (at 31°15' N, 93°42' W). the stream, intermittent in its upper stages, traverses generally hilly woodlands. Downstream, several abandoned tram railroad lines indicate the former presence of lumbering operations.


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

"BIG SANDY CREEK (NEWTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.