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LACY FORK. Lacy Fork rises in two branches, Wet Lacy Fork and Dry Lacy Fork, in central Van Zandt County. Wet Lacy Fork rises 2½ miles southwest of Canton and just east of State Highway 198 (at 32°30' N, 95°54' W) and runs nine miles southwest to its mouth on Lacy Fork (at 32°30' N, 96°01' W). Dry Lacy Fork rises two miles northeast of Wallace and due south of Interstate Highway 20 (at 32°34' N, 95°54' W) and runs ten miles southwest to its juncture with Wet Lacy Fork on Lacy Fork just west of State Highway 47. From the confluence, Lacy Fork runs ten miles southwest to its mouth on Cedar Creek Reservoir in southwestern Kaufman County (at 32°22' N, 96°10' W). The local terrain is flat with local shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


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"LACY FORK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.