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DITCH (Motley County). The Ditch rises twelve miles northeast of Matador in west central Motley County (at 100°42' N, 34°09' W) and runs east through isolated ranchland for eight miles to its mouth on the Middle Pease River, one mile north of the site of Tee Pee City (at 100°35' N, 34°07' W). An early Matador Ranch map indicated two creeks, Spring and Brush, in the area of the stream now called the Ditch. The Matador map stated that the region contained mostly high-quality grazing land.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"DITCH (MOTLEY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.