U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Wills Point

Usage:

Wills Point Formation of Midway Group (AR*?,TX*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in TX: Kerens Member*, Mexia Member*, Solomon Creek Member.


Geologic age:

Tertiary, early*
Paleocene*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., eastern TX coastal plain (Penrose, 1890).


AAPG geologic province:

East Texas basin*
Gulf Coast basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).