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FOURMILE CREEK (Jasper County). Fourmile Creek rises 11½ miles west of Harrisburg in northern Jasper County (at 31°01' N, 94°00' W) and runs southeast for 4½ miles to its mouth on Sandy Creek, just over three miles north of Jasper (at 30°58' N, 93°58' W). The stream cuts through undulating to hilly terrain surfaced by deep sandy soil that supports heavy woodlands. Dominant trees in the area include loblolly, shortleaf, and longleaf pine.


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

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