SOAP CREEK (ELLIS COUNTY)
SOAP CREEK (Ellis County). Soap Creek rises 1½ miles east of Venus in northwestern Ellis County (at 32°26' N, 97°02' W) and flows for 9½ miles, passing under the Santa Fe Railroad, to its mouth on Newton Creek, four miles northwest of Midlothian (at 32°32' N, 97°03' W). The winding, intermittent stream flows north, then northwest. It originates in flat to rolling prairie, where calcareous clayey soil supports mesquite, grasses, and cacti. The land is used for crops and range.
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, Charlie C. Haynes, Jr., "Soap Creek (Ellis County)," accessed February 20, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbsdh.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.