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CANEY CREEK (Upshur County). Caney Creek rises two miles northeast of Zion Hill in north central Upshur County (at 32°52' N, 94°53' W) and runs southwest for seven miles to its mouth on Little Cypress Creek, two miles west of Friendship (at 32°46' N, 94°55' W). The creek traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by sandy and clay loam soils that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


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

"CANEY CREEK (UPSHUR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.