Big Mineral Creek rises at the junction of its northern and southern branches two miles north of Whitesboro in western Grayson County (at 33°41' N, 96°54' W) and runs east for ten miles to its mouth on the Big Mineral arm of Lake Texoma, seven miles northwest of Southmayd (at 33°43' N, 96°46' W). The surrounding terrain is generally flat with occasional shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and various grasses. The region has served as range and cropland.
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Anonymous, “Big Mineral Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 05, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/big-mineral-creek.
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