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SANDY CREEK (Cooke County). Sandy Creek rises nine miles northeast of Gainesville in northeastern Cooke County (at 33°44' N, 97°00' W) and runs east for thirteen miles to its mouth on Lake Texoma three miles north of Sadler in Grayson County (at 33°46' N, 96°48' W). Variable terrain is surfaced by shallow, stony clay and sandy loam which supports juniper, oak, and grasses.


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

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