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MOUND CREEK (FORT BEND COUNTY)

MOUND CREEK (Fort Bend County). Mound Creek rises in southern Fort Bend County just south of the community of Guy (at 29°22' N, 95°48' W) and flows in a southeasterly direction for about ten miles to its mouth (at 29°08' N, 95°43' W) on the San Bernard River in western Brazoria County, some 1½ miles west of West Columbia. It runs past Damon Mound and the Damon Mound Oilfield. The vegetation along the stream consists of mixed hardwoods interspersed with a variety of prairie grasses. Area terrain ranges from variable to flat with local shallow depressions. The land is surfaced by impermeable soil and local expansive clays.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Mound Creek (Fort Bend County)," accessed February 14, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbmbw.

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