COTTONWOOD CREEK (DALLAS COUNTY)
COTTONWOOD CREEK (Dallas County). Cottonwood Creek rises west of Interstate Highway 45 a mile south of Hutchins in southern Dallas County (at 32°38' N, 96°42' W) and runs southeast 9½ miles to its mouth on Tenmile Creek, a mile from the confluence of Tenmile Creek and the Trinity River (at 32°34' N, 96°36' W). It crosses flat to rolling prairie, with occasional steep slopes, surfaced by dark clay soils that support juniper, oak, and mesquite.
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