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Dead Negro Draw

General Entry

Dead Negro Draw, formerly known as Dead Nigger Creek, rises in southwestern Garza County just east of the Lynn county line (at 33°03' N, 101°33' W) and runs north for three miles to its mouth on the South Fork of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River, twelve miles southwest of Post (at 33°05' N, 101°33' W). It traverses an area with moderately steep slopes and locally high relief, surfaced by highly erodible shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Dead Negro Draw,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 24, 2021,

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