BUFFALO CREEK (JOHNSON COUNTY)
BUFFALO CREEK (Johnson County). Buffalo Creek, in central Johnson County, is formed by East and West Buffalo creeks. East Buffalo Creek rises five miles northwest of Keene in north central Johnson County (at 32°27' N, 90°22' W) and runs southwest for ten miles to Cleburne, where it joins West Buffalo Creek (at 32°20' N, 97°23' W). West Buffalo Creek rises two miles west of Joshua (at 32°28' N, 97°25' W). The consolidated stream runs southwest for five miles to its mouth on the Nolan River, 5½ miles south of Cleburne in southwestern Johnson County (at 32°16' N, 97°24' W). Buffalo Creek crosses low-rolling to flat terrain with sandy and clay loam and dark calcareous clay topsoils that support scrub brush, cacti, mesquite, and grasses.
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