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COTTON PATCH BAYOU. Cotton Patch Bayou rises in Pasadena in southeast Harris County (at 29°43' N, 95°11' W) and runs northwest for 2½ miles through an urban industrial area to its mouth on Buffalo Bayou, one mile northeast of the Houston Ship Channel turning basin (at 29°44' N, 95°12' W).


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

"COTTON PATCH BAYOU," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.