ELM GROVE CREEK
ELM GROVE CREEK. Elm Grove Creek rises five miles southeast of Navasota in southern Grimes County (at 30°19' N, 95°59' W) and runs south six miles to its mouth on Rocky Creek (at 30°16' N, 96°01' W), a tributary of Beason's Creek. Elm Grove Creek traverses gently sloping to nearly level terrain surfaced by clayey, loamy, and sandy soils that support long narrow lines of water oak, elm, and pecan woodland along the banks of the creek's lower course. Settlement in the vicinity began during the 1820s when the community of Lynn Grove, still extant in the 1980s, was established on the stream. During the 1870s and 1880s a school known as West Academy, which served western Wallace Prairie, operated on the upper creek.
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