WHITE OAK CREEK (NEWTON COUNTY)
WHITE OAK CREEK (Newton County). White Oak Creek rises seven miles southwest of Newton in west central Newton County (at 30°45' N, 93°50' W) and runs southeast for seven miles to its mouth on Big Cow Creek, two miles southeast of Bleakwood (at 30°41' N, 93°48' W). White Oak Creek is formed by the junction of its East Branch with its West Branch. The former rises in eastern Jasper County (at 30°52' N, 93°53' W) and runs south for eight miles to its juncture with the West Branch. The latter rises near the Jasper county line (at 30°50' N, 93°52' W) and runs south for six miles to its mouth at the beginning of White Oak Creek (at 30°45' N, 93°50' W). White Oak Creek runs through areas of mostly loamy soils common to central Newton County.
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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, "White Oak Creek (Newton County)," accessed February 13, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbw72.
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