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THICKETY CREEK

THICKETY CREEK. Thickety Creek rises five miles southeast of Jasper in east central Jasper County (at 30°53' N, 93°55' W). Intermittent in its upper stages, the creek flows southeast for nineteen miles to its mouth on White Oak Creek, five miles northeast of Bleakwood in Newton County (at 30°42' N, 93°49' W). Thickety Creek flows through the clayey and loamy soils and gently undulating terrain typical of central Newton and Jasper counties. In Jasper County, upper Thickety Creek provided a convenient cut through the heavily wooded conifer and hardwood region for stretches of both the Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City and the Gulf, Beaumont, and Great Northern railroads.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Thickety Creek," accessed December 07, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbt33.

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