CACHE CREEK. Cache Creek rises near U.S. Highway 277 and the Burlington Northern line (see BURLINGTON RAILROAD SYSTEM) about three miles northeast of Bomarton in southwestern Baylor County (at 33°31' N, 99°23' W) and runs east for ten miles to its mouth on the Brazos River, just east of U.S. Highway 183/283 (at 33°31' N, 99°16' W). It crosses an area of flat to rolling terrain with sandy soil that supports scattered oak mottes and occasional marsh grasses. Cache Springs was once a major source for the creek; in earlier times the springs maintained a substantial flow, and a small community evolved nearby. By the 1970s, however, both the town and the springs were gone. The creek runs through ranchland north of the Baylor County Regular oilfield.
Gunnar Brune, Springs of Texas, Vol. 1 (Fort Worth: Branch-Smith, 1981).
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