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HOLLY CREEK (Bowie County). Holly Creek rises about three miles north of DeKalb in northwestern Bowie County (at 33°33' N, 94°37' W) and runs east for nine miles to its mouth on Mud Creek, 7½ miles northwest of New Boston (at 33°33' N, 94°30' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches and has been dammed to form a small lake. Holly Creek traverses rolling prairie surfaced by loamy soils. The area is heavily wooded, with post oak, blackjack oak, and elm trees predominating.

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