LAVACA CREEK. Lavaca Creek, also known as Bayou Lavaca, rises three miles west of Chireno in southeastern Nacogdoches County (at 31°26' N, 94°26' W) and runs southwest for four miles to its mouth on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, two miles north of Naclina (at 31°23' N, 94°28' W). Before the construction of the lake in the mid-1960s, the creek ran ten miles and disembogued into the Angelina River two miles southwest of Naclina. The stream traverses flat terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, 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.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Lavaca Creek," accessed December 06, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rblym.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.