ROCKY CREEK (COLORADO COUNTY)
ROCKY CREEK (Colorado County). Rocky Creek rises in north central Colorado County (at 29°49' N, 96°38' W) and runs south for eleven miles, crossing State Highway 329 and Farm Road 1890, to its mouth on the Colorado River, four miles upriver from Columbus (at 29°43' N, 96°35' W). Along the course of the creek the land is predominantly flat with some shallow depressions. The soil is loamy on the surface with mottled grey and red clay subsoil and a substrate of sand, gravel, mud, and some bedrock. Hardwoods, conifers, and some grasses grow along the creekbed.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Ken Hendrickson, "ROCKY CREEK (COLORADO COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbr84), accessed February 08, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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