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BOGGY CREEK (Lavaca County). Boggy Creek begins in a tank in southwestern Lavaca County (at 29°09' N, 96°56' W) and runs west 4½ miles before emptying into Chicolete Creek (at 29°09' N, 96°57' W). It has one named tributary, Andrews Branch. Boggy Creek crosses flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments, a fine sandy loam surface, and vegetation consisting of post oak woods and grasses.

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