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FLAT CREEK (Cass County). Flat Creek rises in the Cusseta Mountains four miles east of Marietta in northwestern Cass County (at 33°11' N, 94°29' W) and runs south for nineteen miles to its mouth on Black Cypress Creek, six miles southwest of Linden (at 32°58' N, 94°29' W). The stream, which is intermittent in its upper and middle reaches, runs first through a hilly area, then through terrain that is gently undulating to gently rolling and surfaced by fine sandy loam. The area is flood-prone, and native vegetation includes water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


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

"FLAT CREEK (CASS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.