RESACA CREEK. Resaca Creek rises (at 31°23' N, 95°54' W) in eastern Leon County nine miles northeast of Centerville and runs northeast six miles to its mouth (at 31°26' N, 95°51' W) on Buffalo Creek. The local terrain is gently sloping to nearly level and is surfaced by sandy and loamy soils that support post oak-black hickory, pecan-elm, water oak-elm, and elm-hackberry woods along the creek banks. Anglo-American settlement in the vicinity began in the latter half of the 1800s, but the area has remained sparsely populated.
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