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FROST CREEK. Frost Creek rises a mile east of the Horn Hill quarry in central Limestone County (at 31°33' N, 96°38' W) and runs southeast for ten miles, passing gravel pits on its way west and south of Groesbeck, before reaching its mouth at the confluence of Faulkenberry Creek and Rocky Creek, a third of a mile east of Red Hill (at 31°29, N, 96°31' W). The stream traverses an area of low-rolling hills and prairies. Local vegetation includes grasses, mesquite, and some chaparral, as well as elm, hackberry, and post oak woods.

Ann E. Hodges


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

Ann E. Hodges, "FROST CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.