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TURKEY CREEK (Harris County). Turkey Creek rises in Addicks Reservoir in southwestern Harris County (at 29°50' N, 95°35' W) and runs six miles southwest, across Interstate Highway 10 (U.S. 90), the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad tracks, and the Houston corporate boundary, into Buffalo Bayou two miles southeast of Addicks (at 29°46' N, 95°37' W). It crosses the developed urban landscape of metropolitan Houston.


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

"TURKEY CREEK (HARRIS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.