RICHLAND SPRINGS CREEK
RICHLAND SPRINGS CREEK. Richland Springs Creek, also known as Richland Creek, rises 3½ miles east of Rochelle in eastern McCulloch County (at 31°14' N, 99°10' W). The creek, which is intermittent in its upper reaches, flows past the town of Richland Springs in an easterly direction for 33½ miles to its mouth on the San Saba River in San Saba County (at 31°13' N, 98°47' W). It runs through an area characterized by generally flat terrain with localized dissection. Vegetation primarily consists of Ashe juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses growing in sandy and clayey loam soils. A settler, Jackson Brown, named the stream Richland Creek because of the fertile land it crossed.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Richland Springs Creek," accessed January 23, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbr51.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.