Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

LEON CREEK (PECOS COUNTY)

LEON CREEK (Pecos County). Leon Creek rises near Lake Leon in central Pecos County (at 30°54' N, 103°00' W). It flows eleven miles north to its mouth on Diamond Y Draw, six miles northwest of Fort Stockton (at 31°01' N, 102°55' W). The creek passes through terrain characterized by steep to gentle slopes and mostly shallow, loamy soils. The vegetation consists mainly of scrub brush and sparse grasses. Interstate Highway 10 and U.S. Highway 285 cross Leon Creek west of Fort Stockton.

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, "Leon Creek (Pecos County)," accessed September 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rblde.

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