Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

OAK CREEK (YOUNG COUNTY)

OAK CREEK (Young County). Oak Creek rises near the intersection of Texas Highway 114 and Farm Road 2652 in northeast Young County (at 33°17' N, 98°33' W) and runs southwest for eight miles to its mouth on Salt Creek, near the upper end of Lake Graham (at 33°14' N, 98°36' W). Much of the creek's drainage area is in the Mames oilfield. Indian Mound Cemetery is on the creek near its confluence with Salt Creek. The surrounding rolling prairie is surfaced by clay loams that support mesquite, grasses, mixed hardwoods, and pine forests.

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, "Oak Creek (Young County)," accessed May 02, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbo05.

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