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HAYSTACK CREEK

HAYSTACK CREEK. Haystack Creek rises two miles west of Haystack Mountain in southwestern King County (at 33°27' N, 100°29' W) and runs east, then south, for a total of eight miles through sparsely settled ranch and oil lands to its mouth on Salt Croton Creek, seventeen miles southwest of Guthrie and less than a mile north of the King-Stonewall county line (at 33°24' N, 100°25' W). The stream traverses an area of moderately steep slopes with locally high relief, surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses. Several salt springs make the creek's water highly saline. The Haystack Brine Springs near the stream's mouth have high percentages of chloride and sulfate.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Gunnar Brune, Springs of Texas, Vol. 1 (Fort Worth: Branch-Smith, 1981).

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