Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

ROUGH CREEK (ERATH COUNTY)

ROUGH CREEK (Erath County). Rough Creek rises one-half mile southeast of Chalk Mountain in eastern Erath County (at 32°10' N, 97°55' W) and runs northeast for nine miles to its mouth on the Paluxy River, two miles southeast of Paluxy in Somervell County (at 32°15' N, 97°52' W). It traverses a variable topography surfaced by shallow, stony clay loams that support various grasses, chaparral, and cacti. Juniper and oak trees are found along the stream's banks. Historically the area has been used as range and cropland.

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.

Citation

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

"ROUGH CREEK (ERATH COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbrap), accessed February 06, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.