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CANEY CREEK (Van Zandt County). Caney Creek rises two miles northeast of Lawrence Springs in northeastern Van Zandt County (at 32°39' N, 95°47' W) and runs nine miles northeast to its mouth on the Sabine River, three miles northeast of Grand Saline (at 32°44' N, 95°41' W). The creek traverses flat terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loam soils that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


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

"CANEY CREEK (VAN ZANDT COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.