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BRUSHY CREEK (McLennan County). Brushy Creek rises four miles west of Mart in eastern McLennan County (at 31º32' N, 96º54' W) and flows south-southeast for twenty miles to its mouth on Big Creek, eight miles east of Marlin in Falls County (at 31º20' N, 96º46'& W). The terrain is flat to rolling prairie with local shallow depressions and a surface of sandy and clay loams in which grow mesquite and grasses upstream and water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers downstream.

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