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TURKEY CREEK (Briscoe County). Turkey Creek rises in the breaks of the Llano Estacado in northwestern Briscoe County (at 34°43' N, 101°23' W) and flows northeast three miles to its mouth on the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River in Armstrong County (at 34°45' N, 101°21' W). It rises in flat to gently sloping terrain surfaced by loose sand with some brush and grasses. After passing briefly through a series of local escarpments, it settles back into the gently sloping terrain with silt loams and grasses typical of the region east of the Llano Estacado. Turkey Creek was once part of the old JA and Quitaque (Lazy F) ranges.


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

"TURKEY CREEK (BRISCOE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.