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WALKERS CREEK (MILAM COUNTY)
WALKERS CREEK (Milam County). Walkers (Walker, Walker's) Creek rises a half mile southwest of Burlington in eastern Milam County (at 31°00' N, 97°00' W) and runs southeast for thirteen miles to its mouth on the Little River, four miles northeast of Cameron (at 30°54' N, 96°55' W). The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is surfaced by dark, calcareous clays that support mesquite, cacti, and grasses. Walkers Creek was named for W. H. Walker, a county judge who had land on the creek in 1836.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Mrs. Jeff T. Kemp, Significance and Origin of the Names of the Rivers and Creeks of Milam County (Cameron, Texas, 1929).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Walkers Creek (Milam County)," accessed April 23, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbw04.
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