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GENTRY CREEK. Gentry Creek rises in north central Kimble County a half mile south of the Menard-Kimble county line (at 30°42' N, 99°48' W) and runs southeast for twenty-one miles to its mouth on the Llano River, two miles south of Teacup Mountain and four miles northeast of Junction (at 30°31' N, 99°41' W). The stream is named for Raleigh Gentry, who moved from Bear Creek in 1862 and settled just above Gentry Creek's mouth. At that time the creek flowed year-round and was inhabited by beaver.


Ovie Clark Fisher, It Occurred in Kimble (Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1937).


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

"GENTRY CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.