sidebar menu icon


GAP CREEK (Brown County). Gap Creek rises four miles southeast of May in northeastern Brown County (at 31°56' N, 98°53' W) and runs south for seven miles to its mouth on Salt Creek, five miles west of Blanket (at 31°50' N, 98°53' W). It traverses level terrain at 1,500 to 1,550 feet above sea level, surfaced by moderately deep to deep loams that support scrub, tall grasses, and some live oak.

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:

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, "Gap Creek (Brown County)," accessed December 13, 2017,

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.