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COPELAND CREEK. Copeland Creek rises 1½ miles east of St. Jo in extreme east central Montague County (at 33°42' N, 97°29' W) and runs south for 4½ miles to its mouth on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, 1½ miles southeast of St. Jo (at 33°39' N, 97°29' W). The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is surfaced by deep to shallow sandy and clay loam that supports hardwood, oak, and juniper trees, and grasses.


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"COPELAND CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.