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HOLLY CREEK (Bowie County). Holly Creek rises about three miles north of DeKalb in northwestern Bowie County (at 33°33' N, 94°37' W) and runs east for nine miles to its mouth on Mud Creek, 7½ miles northwest of New Boston (at 33°33' N, 94°30' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches and has been dammed to form a small lake. Holly Creek traverses rolling prairie surfaced by loamy soils. The area is heavily wooded, with post oak, blackjack oak, and elm trees predominating.


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

"HOLLY CREEK (BOWIE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.