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BIG SANDY CREEK (Lamar County). Big Sandy Creek, also known as Sandy Creek, rises in south central Paris, in central Lamar County (33°39' N, 95°33' W), and flows southeast for five miles, then south for sixteen, to its mouth on the North Sulphur River, just north of the Delta county line (at 33°26' N, 95°25' W). It crosses low-lying floodplains surfaced by poorly drained clay that floods several times a year and supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.

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