BRUSHY CREEK (HENDERSON COUNTY)
BRUSHY CREEK (Henderson County). Brushy Creek rises near Pharris Lake in southeastern Henderson County (at 32°04' N, 95°41' W) and runs southeast for 22½ miles, through northeastern Anderson County, to its mouth on the Neches River, by the Neches River oilfield (at 31°55' N, 95°26' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. Its main tributaries are Little Brushy, Indian, Hardshell, and Norwegian creeks. The banks of Brushy Creek are heavily wooded in places with oak, hickory, gum, and pine trees; the terrain is nearly level to moderately steep and surfaced by sandy and clayey soils. The area is used as forest land and for agriculture.
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