MALLARD CREEK. Mallard Creek rises five miles south of Montague in east central Montague County (at 33°38' N, 97°38' W) and runs south for seven miles to its mouth on Dry Valley Creek, eight miles southeast of Montague (at 33°32' N, 97°40' W). The stream is dammed in its middle reaches ten miles southeast of Montague. Flat to rolling terrain in the area has local escarpments and shallow depressions and is surfaced by sandy and clay loams that support hardwood trees, conifers, brush, and grasses. The area has served as crop and range land.
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: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
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, "Mallard Creek," accessed May 28, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbm04.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles