HORDS CREEK. Hords Creek rises five miles northwest of the town of Glen Cove in western Coleman County (at 31°55' N, 99°41' W) and runs east for thirty-five miles, passing through the fringes of the Coleman city limits before reaching its mouth on Jim Ned Creek (at 31°52' N, 99°16' W). There is fishing along the creek, which traverses locally flat terrain surrounded by rolling hills and steep slopes. Soils in the area are predominantly clayey and sandy loams and support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. By 1948 the stream had been dammed west of Coleman to form Hords Creek Lake.
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