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MITCHELL DRAW. Mitchell Draw, a valley with an intermittent stream, rises two miles southeast of Mitchell Ranch headquarters in northern Terrell County (at 30°32' N, 102°08' W) and runs east thirteen miles to its mouth on Independence Creek, one mile southeast of Farm Road 2400 (at 30°33' N, 101°58' W). Its short course dissects massive limestone on flat terrain and caliche deposits on rolling prairies. Generally dark, calcareous stony clays and clay loams support oaks, junipers, grasses, and mesquites. Mitchell Draw was named for Alexander and Mary Corder Mitchell, who located the headquarters for their 100-section ranch near its banks at the end of the nineteenth century.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Terrell County Heritage Commission, Terrell County, Texas (San Angelo: Anchor, 1978).
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