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CANEY CREEK (NEWTON COUNTY)

CANEY CREEK (Newton County). Caney Creek rises seven miles north of Newton in western Newton County (at 30°54' N, 93°47' W) and runs southeast for 19½ miles to its mouth on the Sabine River, four miles west of Merryville, Louisiana (at 30°44' N, 93°37' W). It is intermittent in its upper reaches. The creek was the site of early settlement and several mills. It flows through a flood-prone area of canebrakes.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Newton County Historical Commission, Glimpses of Newton County History (Burnet, Texas: Nortex, 1982).

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"CANEY CREEK (NEWTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbc60), accessed February 09, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.