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WALKERS CREEK (MILAM COUNTY)

WALKERS CREEK (Milam County). Walkers (Walker, Walker's) Creek rises a half mile southwest of Burlington in eastern Milam County (at 31°00' N, 97°00' W) and runs southeast for thirteen miles to its mouth on the Little River, four miles northeast of Cameron (at 30°54' N, 96°55' W). The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is surfaced by dark, calcareous clays that support mesquite, cacti, and grasses. Walkers Creek was named for W. H. Walker, a county judge who had land on the creek in 1836.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Mrs. Jeff T. Kemp, Significance and Origin of the Names of the Rivers and Creeks of Milam County (Cameron, Texas, 1929).

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"WALKERS CREEK (MILAM COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbw04), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.