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STEVENS CREEK (Wichita County). Stevens (Stephens) Creek rises seven miles northwest of Iowa Park in central Wichita County (at 34°03' N, 98°43' W) and runs south for eleven miles to its mouth on Buffalo Creek, one mile southwest of Iowa Park (at 33°57' N, 98°42' W). It crosses flat terrain with local shallow depressions surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. The region historically has served as crop and range land. The creek is interrupted by Lake Iowa Park just northwest of Iowa Park.


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

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