- Get Involved
MUSTANG CREEK (LAVACA COUNTY)
MUSTANG CREEK (Lavaca County). Mustang Creek is formed in west central Lavaca County by the confluence of the North and South forks of Mustang Creek (at 29°22' N, 97°05' W) two miles north of Sweet Home. The creek runs east for 7½ miles to its mouth (at 29°23' N, 96°59' W) on Rocky Creek, in the Word oilfield five miles southwest of Hallettsville. The moderately well-drained upland loamy clay soils are used for pasture and rangeland and for the occasional cultivation of corn and grain sorghums. The mixture of open prairie and densely wooded areas of oak and mesquite provides excellent habitat for deer, quail, and doves.
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, "Mustang Creek (Lavaca County)," accessed March 18, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbmeb.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.