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SKUNK CREEK. Skunk Creek rises seven miles southwest of Darrouzett in north central Lipscomb County (at 36°23' N, 100°16' W) and flows southeast for ten miles until it reaches its mouth on Wolf Creek, nine miles northeast of Lipscomb (at 36°15' N, 100°10' W). The creek flows through an area once leased and operated by the S Bar T Ranch. The terrain there varies from flat to rolling with some local escarpments. Native vegetation consists of mesquite and various grasses in soil composed of deep, fine sandy loams.


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

"SKUNK CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.