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GOPHER CREEK. Gopher Creek rises three miles southwest of Jones Reservoir in northeastern Borden County (at 32°55' N, 101°11' W) and runs southwest for four miles to its mouth on East Gavett Creek (at 32°52' N, 101°15' W). The area's deep clay loams support numerous short grasses and wild upland plants; the local elevation is 2,560 feet above sea level.


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

"GOPHER CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.