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POPLAR CREEK. Poplar Creek rises in a tank in Austin County just north and east of the corners of Fayette and Colorado counties (at 29°59' N, 96°35' W) and flows south for five miles to its mouth on Boggy Creek, near its crossing of the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad in Fayette County (at 29°55' N, 96°35' W). Throughout its course it flows through soils composed of a mixture of sandy loam and calcareous clay, which are rated as fair to good for agriculture but are primarily used as pasture for cattle.
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