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DAVIS CREEK (Fannin County). Davis Creek, also known as Rock Creek, rises two miles north of Bailey in south central Fannin County (at 33°29' N, 96°08' W) and runs north for six miles to its mouth on Bois d'Arc Creek, just south of Bonham (at 33°33' N, 96°10' W). The creek traverses an area that varies from rolling prairie with locally steep slopes to flat terrain with occasional shallow depressions. Soils near the creek include sandy loams, as well as deep to shallow expansive clays and clay loams, that support oak, juniper, water-tolerant hardwoods, and grasses. The area has served as range and crop land.


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