FISHHOLE CREEK. Fishhole (Fishole) Creek, also known as Jackson Branch, rises three miles north of Afton in extreme north central Dickens county (at 33°49' N, 100°48' W) and runs northeast for five miles to its mouth on the South Pease (or Tongue) River, in south central Motley County a mile north of the Dickens-Motley county line (at 33°51' N, 100°46' W). The local terrain is characterized by moderately steep slopes with locally high relief, surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses.
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