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WILDCAT CREEK (Lamar County). Wildcat Creek rises 2½ miles west of Detroit in far eastern Lamar County (at 33°42' N, 95°19' W) and runs southeast for 10½ miles to its mouth on Cuthand Creek, 7½ miles west of Bogata in southwestern Red River County (at 33°35' N, 95°15' W). The soils along the creek are loamy and clayey. The area is agricultural, with grain and sorghum fields and pastures dominating the landscape.


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

"WILDCAT CREEK (LAMAR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.