HOG BRANCH. Hog Branch rises near Double Mountain in southwestern Stephens County (at 32°40' N, 98°55' W) and runs northwest for eight miles to its mouth on Big Sandy Creek (at 32°42' N, 99°00' W). It traverses rolling prairie surfaced by clay loams that support mesquite and grasses. As the stream approaches Big Sandy Creek, the topography becomes flatter with local shallow depressions, and water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses grow in the sandier soil.
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