Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon


BRINKLEY CREEK. Brinkley Creek rises four miles southeast of Turlington in east central Freestone County (at 31°41' N, 96°01' W) and runs northeast for three miles to its mouth on an unnamed marsh two miles southeast of Indian Creek Lake (at 31°43' N, 95°59' W). It crosses flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments, surfaced by deep, fine sandy loams that support hardwood and conifer forests. Developed parts of the land in the area are used primarily for farming.

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:

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, "Brinkley Creek," accessed October 23, 2016,

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.