COTTONWOOD CREEK (LIMESTONE COUNTY)
COTTONWOOD CREEK (Limestone County). Cottonwood Creek rises three miles west of Prairie Hill in northwestern Limestone County (at 31°38' N, 96°50' W) and runs southeast for eighteen miles to its mouth on Big Creek, three miles southeast of Otto in Falls County (at 31°25' N, 96°46' W). The terrain through which the creek passes is generally low rolling to flat prairie surfaced by dark, calcareous clays and sandy loams that support mesquite, scrub brush, cacti, and grasses.
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