HICKORY CREEK (DALLAS COUNTY)
HICKORY CREEK (Dallas County). Hickory Creek rises in Balch Springs, Texas, just south of the Mesquite city limit and a mile west of Interstate Highway 20 in eastern Dallas County (at 32°45' N, 96°38' W) and runs south for eleven miles to its mouth on Parsons Slough, a mile south of the Seagoville Federal Correctional Institution (at 32°38' N, 96°35' W). The stream traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by moderately shallow to deep soils of sandy and clayey loams. The land around the creek's upper reaches has been extensively developed for commercial and residential use, and the area around its lower reaches has been the site of extensive gravel mining.
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