AIKEN CREEK. Aiken Creek, sometimes called Harber Creek, rises at the northeastern edge of the Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant, about a mile south of Leary in eastern Bowie County (at 33°27' N, 94°12' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. It flows southeast for 14½ miles to its mouth on Elliott Creek, 9½ miles south of Nash (at 33°18' N, 94°08' W). The soils that flank the streambed are loamy in the upper and middle reaches and clayey around the mouth. The area is heavily wooded, with pines and various hardwoods predominating. The stream may have been named for James Akin, an original grantee of land through which it flows.
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