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BLAIR CREEK (FRANKLIN COUNTY)

BLAIR CREEK (Franklin County). Blair Creek rises eight miles southwest of Mount Vernon in southwestern Franklin County (at 33°05' N, 95°15' W) and flows south for three miles to its mouth, on Lake Cypress Springs. The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. Upstream, the terrain is gently undulating to rolling with a loamy surface; downstream, the soils are sandy. The area is heavily wooded, with pines and various hardwoods predominating. The stream was probably named for James Blair, who patented land near its mouth.

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"BLAIR CREEK (FRANKLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbew), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.