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COX BRANCH. Cox Branch rises four miles east-northeast of Walnut Springs in northern Bosque County (at 32°06' N, 97°42' W) and runs south for almost five miles to its mouth on Steele Creek (at 32°02' N, 97°40' W). The creek traverses flat to rolling prairie surfaced by dark clay loam soils over limestone. Local vegetation includes oak, juniper, mesquite, and grasses.


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"COX BRANCH," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.