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MCFALL BRANCH. McFall Branch rises a mile southeast of Yarrelton in northwestern Milam County (at 30°56' N, 97°04' W) and runs southeast for six miles to its mouth on North Elm Creek, four miles northwest of Cameron (at 30°54' N, 97°00' W). The surrounding flat to rolling prairie is surfaced by dark, calcareous clay that supports mesquite, cacti, and grasses. The creek was named for an early settler.


Mrs. Jeff T. Kemp, Significance and Origin of the Names of the Rivers and Creeks of Milam County (Cameron, Texas, 1929).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"MCFALL BRANCH," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.