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POWELL CREEK. Powell Creek, once known as Lick Creek, rises 2½ miles southwest of Douglassville in northwestern Cass County (at 33°09' N, 94°25' W). Intermittent in its upper and middle reaches, the stream flows northeast for five miles to its mouth on Wright Patman Lake, three miles northwest of Douglassville (at 33°13' N, 94°23' W). The creekbed is sandy and loamy, and the gently undulating to gently rolling area is heavily wooded with pines and various hardwoods.


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

"POWELL CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.