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WEST CREEK (Shelby County). West Creek rises twelve miles northwest of Center in western Shelby County (at 31°50' N, 94°21' W) and runs southwest for thirteen miles to its mouth on Attoyac Bayou (at 31°41' N, 94°24' W). The soil varies from sandy to clayey and loamy, and the terrain varies from nearly level to moderately steep. The area is heavily wooded, with pines and various hardwoods predominating.


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

"WEST CREEK (SHELBY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.