sidebar menu icon


SQUAW CREEK (Hood County). Squaw Creek rises two miles northwest of Tolar in southern Hood County (at 32°25' N, 97°58' W) and runs southeast twenty-two miles to its mouth on the Brazos River, 2½ miles east of Glen Rose in Somervell County (at 32°15' N, 97°43' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. It crosses steep slopes surfaced by shallow clay loams that support juniper, live oak, and mesquite. For most of the county's history the Squaw Creek area has been used as ranchland.

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:

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, "Squaw Creek (Hood County)," accessed January 20, 2018,

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.