CASHS CREEK. Cashs (Cash) Creek rises two miles north of Blessing in western Matagorda County (at 28°53' N, 96°13' W) and runs southeast for 11½ miles to its mouth on Tres Palacios Bay, three miles northeast of Palacios (at 28°45' N, 96°11' W). The surrounding terrain is flat with some low rolling hills and local dissection and is surfaced by sandy and clay loam that supports hardwoods and grasses. The creek was called Post Oak Creek by the area's first white settlers and was renamed Cash around 1842 after a family by that name settled near its mouth.
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