KIOWA CREEK. Kiowa Creek rises southwest of Huntoon in northeastern Ochiltree County (at 36°25' N, 100°41' W) and runs northeast for nine miles into Lipscomb County, then continues for another eight miles through Darrouzett into Beaver County, Oklahoma, where it drains into the Beaver River (at 36°46' N, 99°54' W). During its course the stream is fed by several tributaries. It traverses a low-lying area surfaced with loose sand that supports scrub brush and grasses. Kiowa Creek was named for the Indian tribe that once roamed this area. It was part of the Bar CC and Seven K ranch ranges. The Jones and Plummer Trail crossed its upper portion in eastern Ochiltree County.
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