VENADO CREEK. Venado Creek, also known as Venado Bayou, rises six miles northwest of San Augustine in northwestern San Augustine County (at 31°34' N, 94°12' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, flows in a southeasterly direction for nine miles, through northwestern San Augustine County, to its mouth on Ayish Bayou, four miles south of San Augustine in central San Augustine County (at 31°27' N, 94°08' W). The banks of the stream are heavily wooded for most of its length with pine and hardwood trees, and the bed runs through nearly level to moderately steep terrain surfaced by loamy and clayey soils that support farming and logging. Venado is Spanish for "deer."
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, "Venado Creek," accessed February 12, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rhv01.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles