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SALT CREEK (Kent County). Salt Creek rises two miles southeast of Jayton in extreme eastern Kent County (at 33°14' N, 100°33' W). The wet-weather draw runs northeast for eight miles to its mouth on Croton Creek, ten miles northwest of Peacock in northwest Stonewall County (at 33°18' N, 100°27' W). Most of the surrounding area is rangeland. The moderately steep slopes and locally high relief are surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams. Vegetation consists primarily of mesquite and grasses.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"SALT CREEK (KENT COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.