PAINT CREEK (JONES COUNTY)
PAINT CREEK (Jones County). Paint Creek, also known as Oteys Creek, rises five miles northwest of Hamlin in extreme northwestern Jones County (at 32°56' N, 100°02' W) and runs for a total of fifty-three miles, first in a northeastern direction, passing through the southeastern corner of Stonewall County and the southwestern corner of Haskell County, and then turning southeast before reaching its mouth on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, four miles west of Reynolds Bend in southwestern Throckmorton County (at 33°03' N, 99°22' W). The creek is intermittent in its upper reaches. Its tributaries include Flat Paint, Turkey Paint, Red Paint, and North Paint creeks. The local terrain is variable and is surfaced by soils that support mesquite, grasses, scrub brush, oak, and juniper.
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