PALMETTO CREEK. Palmetto Creek rises just south of Oakhurst in northern San Jacinto County (at 30°43' N, 95°18' W) and runs northeast for thirteen miles into Lake Livingston and the Trinity River, just south of the juncture of the Trinity, San Jacinto, and Polk county lines (at 30°49' N, 95°11' W). It runs from an area of low-rolling hills and prairies surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports grasses and some mesquite into flat terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.
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