CHIMNEY CREEK (SHACKELFORD COUNTY)
CHIMNEY CREEK (Shackelford County). Chimney Creek rises just south of State Highway 180 six miles west of Albany in west central Shackelford County (at 32°43' N, 99°25' W) and runs seventeen miles northwest to its mouth on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, in east central Jones County (at 32°45' N, 99°37' W). The surrounding flat to gently sloping terrain is surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loam that supports mesquite and grasses. The down-stream terrain becomes flat with local shallow depressions surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. Finally, at the creek's mouth resistant ledges and low cuestas are surfaced by shallow stony soils that support live oak, juniper, and grasses.
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