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RUSH CREEK (Erath County). Rush Creek rises six miles west of Hannibal in northwestern Erath County (at 32°20' N, 98°27' W) and runs eight miles northwest to its mouth on the South Fork of Palo Pinto Creek, eight miles east of Ranger in northeastern Eastland County (at 32°28' N, 98°29' W). Variable terrain in the area is surfaced by shallow clay loam that supports grasses and shrubs.


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

"RUSH CREEK (ERATH COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.