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PEACH CREEK (Wharton County). Peach Creek rises west of Farm Road 102 a mile north of Egypt and twelve miles north of Wharton in north central Wharton County (at 29°25' N, 96°17' W) and runs southeast for twenty-seven miles to its mouth on the San Bernard River, eight miles southeast of Wharton (at 29°20' N, 95°57' W). The surrounding flat terrain with local shallow depressions and low ridges is surfaced by sandy and clay 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.

"PEACH CREEK (WHARTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.