Deer Creek

Deer Creek, named for a nearby stream, is on Farm Road 1883 fifteen miles southwest of Henrietta in southern Clay County. The area was settled shortly after 1900. During the mid-1930s Deer Creek had a population less than ten, but by the 1940s it had an estimated twenty-five residents, two churches, a school, and a business. The population continued to be reported at twenty-five until the mid-1960s.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Deer Creek is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Shilo)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.63649300
    Longitude
    -98.28754750

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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