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PECAN CREEK (Bell County). Pecan Creek rises one mile southwest of Troy in northeastern Bell County (at 31°11' N, 97°19' W) and runs seven miles southeast to its mouth on Big Elm Creek, just west of Oenaville (at 31°07' N, 97°14' W). The creek flows through strongly sloping to level terrain surfaced by clayey soils used predominantly for agricultural purposes.


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

"PECAN CREEK (BELL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.