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SHAWNEE CREEK (RED RIVER COUNTY)

SHAWNEE CREEK (Red River County). Shawnee Creek rises four miles southwest of Avery in southeastern Red River County (at 33°33' N, 94°51' W). This winding, intermittent stream flows south, then southeast for a total of sixteen miles to its mouth on the Sulphur River, five miles west of the Bowie county line (at 33°23' N, 94°50' W). The soil in the area is clayey and of low permeability, and the land around the creek is generally heavily wooded, with water-tolerant hardwoods predominating. A group of Shawnee Indians reportedly settled on the creek's banks for a brief period during the 1820s.

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