DEER CREEK (BELL COUNTY)
DEER CREEK (Bell County). Deer Creek rises in two forks four miles north of Troy in northern Bell County (at 31°16' N, 97°16' W) and runs east for twenty-six miles to its mouth on the Brazos River, four miles southwest of Marlin in Falls County (at 31°17' N, 96°58' W). The East Fork rises three miles west of Bruceville-Eddy in southern McLennan County (at 31°18' N, 97°18' W) and runs southeast for 3½ miles to join the West Fork, which rises three miles east of Moody, also in McLennan County (at 31°18' N, 97°19' W), and runs southeast for four miles. Deer Creek traverses flat to rolling prairie with locally steep slopes and shallow depressions, surfaced by expansive clays and clay and sandy loams that support primarily oak, juniper, water-tolerant conifers, and grasses.
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