LOST CREEK (JACK COUNTY)
LOST CREEK (Jack County). Lost Creek, originally called Shoal Creek, rises four miles southwest of Jacksboro in central Jack County (at 33°08' N, 98°10' W) and flows northeast for fifteen miles to its mouth on the West Fork of the Trinity River, six miles northeast of Jacksboro (at 33°17' N, 98°05' W). The surrounding moderately to steeply sloping land is surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support scrub brush, cacti, prairie grasses, and juniper and live oak trees. For most of the county's history the Lost Creek area has been used as cropland and for local mineral production. Lost Creek passes near the city limits of Jacksboro.
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