GREENS BAYOU (GALVESTON COUNTY)
GREENS BAYOU (Galveston County). Greens Bayou is on Galveston Island in extreme southwestern Galveston County (at 29°16' N, 94°50' W). The bayou originally emptied into western Galveston Bay; since engineering altered coastal drainage, it flows through a golf course for a half mile before pooling to form Greens Lake, which should not be confused with the Greens Lake near the Brazoria county line. The bayou runs through an area of low ridges and swale, with dunes that support some oaks and grasses.
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: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
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, "Greens Bayou (Galveston County)," accessed February 27, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rhg02.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.