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WILDHORSE CREEK (Wichita County). Wildhorse Creek rises two miles northeast of Clara in north central Wichita County (at 34°04' N, 98°43' W) and runs northeast, then east, and finally southeast, for sixteen miles to its mouth on the Red River, one mile west of Burkburnett (at 34°05' N, 98°31' W). The surrounding moderately steep slopes are surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite trees and grasses. The region historically has served as rangeland.


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

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