sidebar menu icon


WILLOW CREEK (Liberty County). Willow Creek rises two miles northeast of Devers in eastern Liberty County (at 30°02' N, 94°34' W) and runs northeast for fifteen miles, crossing into Jefferson County before reaching its mouth on Pine Island Bayou, three miles south of Sour Lake (at 30°06' N, 94°24' W). The creek cuts through an area of loamy soils and mixed pine and hardwood forests. The existence of an abandoned railroad grade north of the creekbed indicates that the area was once a site for lumbering.

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, "Willow Creek (Liberty County)," accessed November 18, 2017,

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