PRESCOTT CREEK. Prescott Creek rises (at 31°27' N, 98°37' W) three miles west of Goldthwaite in southern Mills County and runs south for six miles to its mouth (at 31°22' N, 98°39' W) on the Colorado River. The local steep-sloped terrain is surfaced by shallow sandy soils that support juniper, scattered oak, and grasses. The creek is probably named for Aaron Prescott, who may have homesteaded nearby in 1858.
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