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MONTAGUE CREEK. Montague Creek rises near Wolf Ridge in north central Cooke County (at 33°42' N, 97°16' W) and runs southeast for eight miles to its mouth on the Elm Fork of Trinity River, two miles west of Gainesville (at 33°38' N, 97°11' W). It was named for Daniel Montague. The creek crosses flat terrain with local shallow depressions surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


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

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