NORTH PAINT CREEK
NORTH PAINT CREEK. North Paint Creek rises on U.S. Highway 380 in western Throckmorton County (at 33°10' N, 99°23' W) and runs west and then southeast for a total of sixteen miles before reaching its mouth on Paint Creek, near the Throckmorton county line in south central Haskell County (at 33°07' N, 99°29' W). It initially traverses flat terrain with local deep and dense dissection, surfaced by shallow, stony soils that support oak, juniper, and some mesquite. In the lower reaches of the creek the terrain changes to densely dissected gullies and low hills, with little or no soils and sparse vegetation.
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