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RED FORK OF RUSH CREEK. The Red Fork of Rush Creek rises just north of Howard in eastern Eastland County (at 32°20' N, 98°30' W) and runs eight miles northeast to its mouth on Rush Creek, in northwestern Erath County (at 32°25' N, 98°28' W). Rolling prairie in the area is surfaced by moderately deep clay loam that supports some tall grasses and vine mesquite.


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

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