NEW YORK CREEK
NEW YORK CREEK. New York Creek rises thirteen miles southeast of Athens in southeast central Henderson County (at 32°08' N, 95°40' W) and flows north for five miles to its intersection with Adams Creek, ten miles east of Athens (at 32°13' N, 95°42' W). The stream flows north under the County Road 804 bridge. It begins in gently sloping to moderately steep terrain surfaced with sandy, moderately permeable, well-drained soils. Downstream the terrain is nearly level, and the soil is loamy. The area through which the creek flows is characterized primarily by pine and hardwood trees. The stream was presumably named for the community of New York, near which it flows.
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, Mitchell I. Wilkerson, "New York Creek," accessed October 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbn14.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.