HOG CREEK (ELLIS COUNTY)
HOG CREEK (Ellis County). Hog Creek rises two miles west of Italy in southwestern Ellis County (at 32°11' N, 96°57' W) and runs southeast for just over nine miles to its mouth on Mill Creek, 5½ miles southwest of Avalon (at 32°08' N, 96°49' W). The stream runs through flat to rolling land surfaced with dark, calcareous clays that support mesquite, grasses, and cacti. For most of the county's history, the Hog Creek area has been used as range and cropland.
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