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PINOAK CREEK (Hill County). Pinoak (Pin Oak) Creek rises just south of Hubbard in southeastern Hill County (at 31°51' N, 96°48' W) and runs northeast for thirty-three miles to its mouth on Richland Creek, five miles northwest of Richland in northern Navarro County (at 31°58' N, 96°29' W). The stream enters Limestone County ten miles northwest of Coolidge and parallels the Limestone-Navarro county boundary. It crosses generally flat terrain, surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwood trees, conifers, and grasses. Among Pinoak Creek's tributaries are Northeast Pinoak Creek, Alligator Creek, and Bourd Creek.


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

"PINOAK CREEK (HILL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.