STRIKER CREEK. Striker (Strikers) Creek rises six miles east of New Summerfield in northeastern Cherokee County (at 32°01' N, 94°59' W) and runs southeast for twenty-one miles, through the southwestern corner of Rusk County, to its mouth on the East Fork of the Angelina River, two miles west of Reklaw (at 31°53' N, 94°57' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. It runs across flat to gently rolling terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports mixed hardwoods and pines. In 1956 the upper stream was dammed on the Cherokee-Rusk county line to form Lake Striker.
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