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BITTER LAKE CREEK. Bitter Lake Creek rises four miles south of Northfield in northeast Motley County (at 34°14' N, 100°35' W) and flows north for five miles to its mouth on the North Pease River, near the Motley-Hall county line (at 34°19' N, 100°35' W). The stream is north of the Matador Ranch lands. It crosses an area of moderately steep slopes with locally high relief and a surface of shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses.


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"BITTER LAKE CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.