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JACKS BRANCH (HILL COUNTY)

JACKS BRANCH (Hill County). Jacks Branch rises four miles northwest of Hillsboro in central Hill County (at 32°04' N, 97°12' W) and runs south ten miles to its mouth on Aquilla Lake, four miles southwest of Hillsboro (at 31°57' N, 97°10' W). It traverses low-rolling to flat terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support oak and juniper trees, scrub brush, and cacti. The area has served as range and crop land.

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Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.