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LOPEZ CREEK. Lopez Creek rises in central Irion County (at 31°17' N, 100°55' W) and runs east six miles to its mouth on Spring Creek, three miles north of Mertzon (at 31°19' N, 100°46' W). The elevation is 2,150 to 2,300 feet above sea level. Deep loam supports tall grasses and scrub.


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

"LOPEZ CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.