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TURTLE BAYOU (Coleman County). Turtle Bayou rises just east of U.S. Highway 84 eight miles northwest of Coleman in northwest Coleman County (at 31°56' N, 99°32' W) and runs eight miles northeast to its mouth on Jim Ned Creek, twelve miles north of Coleman (at 32°00' N, 99°26' W). It crosses steep to gentle slopes and benches surfaced by shallow clay loams that support juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Turtle Bayou (Coleman County)," accessed October 21, 2016,

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