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BRUSHY CREEK (LAMAR COUNTY)

BRUSHY CREEK (Lamar County). Brushy Creek rises just northeast of Byrdtown and two miles northeast of Pattonville in extreme eastern Lamar County (at 33°36' N, 95°21' W) and flows south for eighteen miles to its mouth on the North Sulphur River, the Delta county line, one mile west of Dawson Lake (at 33°23' N, 95°17' W). The creek traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by dark loam over gray clay in which grow grasses and water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers. Downstream, the land is a low-lying flood plain with a sand and gravel surface.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Brushy Creek (Lamar County)," accessed December 09, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbkm.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.