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POOLS CREEK. Pools Creek rises three miles north of Oakhurst in northern San Jacinto County (at 30°47' N, 95°17' W) and flows northeast for six miles into Lake Livingston and the Trinity River (at 30°50' N, 95°14' W). The area has low rolling hills and prairies surfaced by clay and sandy loam that support grasses and some mesquite.


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

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