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LATHAM CREEK. Latham Creek, which was named in honor of early settler Jack Latham, rises nine miles northwest of Cherokee in southern San Saba County (at 31°03' N, 98°50' W) and runs north for six miles to its mouth on Wallace Creek (at 31°06' N, 98°50' W). It crosses generally flat terrain with localized dissection. Vegetation primarily consists of Ashe juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses growing in stony and shallow clayey soil.


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

"LATHAM CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.