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BRIAR CREEK (Navarro County). Briar Creek rises two miles west of Elmhouse in northwestern Navarro County (at 32°08' N, 96°39' W) and flows east for eighteen miles to its mouth on Chambers Creek, five miles east of Corsicana (at 32°07' N, 96°22' W). The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is surfaced by moderately deep to deep sandy and clay loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. The creek is crossed by the tracks of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

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