JIMMYS CREEK. Jimmys (Jimmies) Creek rises some three miles northwest of Star Mountain in extreme eastern Brown County (at 31°56' N, 98°50' W) and runs east into Comanche County, traveling for fifteen miles before reaching its mouth on Sweetwater Creek, south of the junction of State Highway 36 and Farm Road 588 and some three miles east of Sidney (at 31°57' N, 98°41' W). The stream traverses an area of flat to rolling hills and steep slopes, surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support hardwoods, oaks, brush, and grasses. Much of the area surrounding the creek consists of gas fields and ranchlands. In the 1880s the community of Sidney (then also known as Jimmies Creek or Round Mountain) was first established near the stream.
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.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Jimmys Creek," accessed March 28, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbj25.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.