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WILLOW CREEK (Travis County). Willow Creek rises four miles southeast of Carlson in northeastern Travis County (at 30°25' N, 97°23' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to its mouth on Wilbarger Creek (at 30°19' N, 97°28' W). The surrounding terrain is generally flat to rolling prairie surfaced by dark, calcareous clays that support mesquite, cacti, and grasses.


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

"WILLOW CREEK (TRAVIS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.