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SANDERS CREEK (Shelby County). Sanders Creek rises eighteen miles southeast of Center in southeastern Shelby County (at 31°40' N, 93°55' W) and runs east for four miles to its mouth on Toledo Bend Reservoir (at 31°39' N, 93°51' W). The soil is clayey and loamy, and the terrain is nearly level. The creek lies wholly within the boundaries of Sabine National Forest.


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

"SANDERS CREEK (SHELBY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.