TURKEY CREEK (HARRIS COUNTY)

Turkey Creek Map
Map of Turkey Creek. Courtesy of the Harris County Flood Control District. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

TURKEY CREEK (Harris County). Turkey Creek rises in Addicks Reservoir in southwestern Harris County (at 29°50' N, 95°35' W) and runs six miles southwest, across Interstate Highway 10 (U.S. 90), the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad tracks, and the Houston corporate boundary, into Buffalo Bayou two miles southeast of Addicks (at 29°46' N, 95°37' W). It crosses the developed urban landscape of metropolitan Houston.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "TURKEY CREEK (HARRIS COUNTY)," accessed December 14, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbt96.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Modified on July 21, 2017. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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