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SOUTH LEON RIVER

SOUTH LEON RIVER. The South Leon River rises in the southwestern corner of Comanche County (at 31°44' N, 98°39' W) and flows northeast for twenty-five miles, through the community of Newburg, to its mouth on the Leon River (at 31°51' N, 98°22' W). The river crosses gentle and steep slopes surfaced with shallow sandy loam and stony clay soils that support juniper, live oak, mesquite, cacti, and grasses.

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"SOUTH LEON RIVER," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbsdt), accessed September 16, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.