sidebar menu icon


GREEN BRANCH. Green Branch rises ten miles southeast of Fowlerton in east central La Salle County (at 28°20' N, 98°55' W) and runs southeast for seventeen miles to its mouth on the Nueces River, twenty miles southwest of Tilden in southwestern McMullen County (at 28°12' N, 98°42' W). The creek rises in low-rolling terrain and descends to flat terrain with locally shallow depressions. The area soils are clay and sandy loams and support grasses, mesquite, and chaparral in the creek's upper reaches and water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses in its lower.

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, "Green Branch," accessed November 22, 2017,

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