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GODWIN CREEK

GODWIN CREEK. Godwin Creek rises four miles northwest of Westover in east central Baylor County (at 33°32' N, 99°03' W) and runs northeast for twelve miles to its mouth on the North Fork of the Little Wichita River, three miles north of Farm Road 422 in western Archer County (at 33°37' N, 98°56' W). The stream traverses flat to rolling terrain with sandy soils that support bunch grasses and some oak mottes. Much of the creek's drainage area is on oilfield land. Godwin Creek is fed by numerous seeps and springs. Early Indian sites are in the area.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Gunnar Brune, Springs of Texas, Vol. 1 (Fort Worth: Branch-Smith, 1981).

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"GODWIN CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbgah), accessed November 22, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.