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DENTON CREEK (FRANKLIN COUNTY)

DENTON CREEK (Franklin County). Denton Creek rises a half mile south of Mount Vernon in central Franklin County (at 33°08' N, 95°14' W) and runs northwest for six miles to its mouth on Big Creek, two miles northeast of Saltillo in Hopkins County (at 33°12' N, 95°18' W). It traverses an area of gently undulating to rolling terrain surfaced by loamy soil with a clayey subsoil that supports dense woods, in which pines and various hardwoods predominate.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Denton Creek (Franklin County)," accessed July 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbd42.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.