Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

HORSLEY CREEK

HORSLEY CREEK. Horsley (Harsley's) Creek rises two miles southeast of Ben Wheeler in southeastern Van Zandt County (at 32°26' N, 95°41' W) and runs east for nine miles to its mouth on the Neches River, two miles southwest of Carroll (at 32°27' N, 95°33' W). The stream may be named for Thomas Harsley, one of the first settlers in the county. It traverses low-rolling to flat terrain, surfaced by deep to shallow sandy and clay loams that support hardwood forests, conifers, brush, and grasses.

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: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

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.

Citation

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

Handbook of Texas Online, "Horsley Creek," accessed January 24, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbh37.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.