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SHAW CREEK (Mills County). Shaw (Shaws) Creek rises six miles south of Goldthwaite in southern Mills County (at 31°23' N, 98°32' W) and runs southwest to its mouth on the Colorado River (at 3l°20' N, 98°35' W). It crosses steep slopes surfaced by shallow sand that supports juniper, scattered oak, and grasses.


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

"SHAW CREEK (MILLS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.