DORR CREEK. Dorr Creek rises just east of the Nacogdoches city limits in central Nacogdoches County (at 31°36' N, 94°37' W) and runs southeast for ten miles to its mouth on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, a mile southeast of Saint's Rest (at 31°27' N, 94°35' W). Before its lower reaches were inundated by the lake in the mid-1960s, the creek's mouth was on the Angelina River, two miles southeast of Saint's Rest Church. The stream traverses flat terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loam soils that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.
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.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Dorr Creek," accessed May 02, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbd71.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles