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HUNTING BAYOU. Hunting Bayou rises within the Houston city limits in northeast central Harris County (at 29°47' N, 95°20' W). The bayou runs southeast, through a commercially developed area of the city, for twelve miles to its mouth on Buffalo Bayou, a mile northeast of the Houston Ship Channel turning basin and two miles east of Galena Park (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.

"HUNTING BAYOU," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.