Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

BAKER SLOUGH

BAKER SLOUGH. Baker Slough originates where Baker Creek joins a small unnamed stream near Domino in northeast Cass County (at 33°16' N, 94°06' W) and runs east for 3½ miles to its mouth on Long Slough (at 33°16' N, 94°03' W). The loamy and clayey soils in this nearly level to gently undulating area are flood-prone, and native vegetation includes water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. Baker Slough is reported to have been named for Cullen Montgomery Baker, who is said to have camped in the area frequently.

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Citation

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

Handbook of Texas Online, "Baker Slough," accessed August 23, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rhb01.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.