Texas County
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County Map
Size 755,202.80 Acres
County Seat Houston
2000 Population
Change 1990-2000
Texas County - County Fact Sheets which list  agriculture, business and economics, demographics, education, health, youth and family, historical census data, and county map information
Agricultural and Natural Resources Contacts

1Land Cover Type


%coverage of County

Non-Native, Cool-Season Grasslands 297,600.95 39.45
Deciduous Upland Mixed Oak Forest 291,223.34 38.61
Mixed Evergreen-Deciduous Shortleaf Pine-Oak Forest-Area 36,982.45 4.9
Deciduous Upland Post Oak Forest 21,980.82 2.91
1Land cover type - includes top four types of estimated land coverage.

Water Bodies
Lakes/Dams Rivers/Creeks Rivers/Creeks
Author Comp Lake
Austin Community Lake
Bear Claw Spring
Jack Tarr Lake
Mineral Spring Lake
Potters Lake
Roby Lake
Shurlock Holmes Lake
Yoga Spring
Arthur Creek
Anderson Creek
Barn Hollow
Trib. to Barn Hollow
Bear Creek
Trib. to Beaver Creek
Bee Rock Hollow
Beeler Branch
Trib to Beeler Branch
Bender Creek
Trib. to Big Creek
Big Paddy Creek
Big Piney R.
Boone Creek
Brushy Creek
Burton Branch
Burkhart Branch
Camp Branch
Ashley Creek
Barn Hollow Creek
Bone Creek
Catheart Hollow
Clear Creek
Coon Creek
Dew Pond
Dirt House Hollow
Doolittle Branch
Dry Bone Creek
Elk R.
Emery Hollow
Flinger Creek
Grassy Hollow
Hamilton Creek
Hazeton Springs
Hog R.
Huldy Hollow
Indian Creek
Johnson Creek
Mahan Creek
Mooney Creek
Opossum Creek
Paddy Creek
Panther R.
Peters Creek
Pine Creek
Pond Spring
Prairie Creek
Roaring R.
E.Fk. Roubidoux Creek
Sandy Creek
Schoolhouse Hollow
Slabtown Creek
Stream Mill Creek
Wolf Creek
Wyrick Creek

Missouri Fishing Waters
Stream Miles 224 Miles
Stream Acres 853 Acres
Lake Acres 1,615 Acres

Watershed Health
Safe Drinking Water Compliance Values
County includes portions of
six (6) **watersheds  
(at the 8 digit
level of the USGS Hydrologic Units)
07140102 Meramec
10290201 Upper Gasconade
10290202 Big Piney
10290203 Lower Gasconade
11010006 North Fork White
11010008 Current
Primary Drinking Source List of Drinking Water Systems
Impaired waters [303(d) Waters requiring development of TMDLs to restore water quality None listed on the Final 1998 303(d) List for Missouri
Watershed Restoration Projects None listed yet
Citizen Groups working in these
Upper Gasconade
Big Piney
Lower Gasconade
North Fork White
Missouri Department of Conservation MDC Private Land Assistance
Conservation Assistance Contractors
Soils: Missouri Cooperative Soil Survey Manuscript and SSURGO Data Access Page

Missouri Department
of Natural Resources

Missouri Watershed Information Network (MoWIN)
Send comments to: mowin1@missouri.edu
205 Agricultural Engineering
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-0085
Toll Free: (MO only): 1-877-H20-shed (426-7433)
Fax: (573) 884-5650

Page last updated August 26, 2008