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WHITES CREEK. Whites Creek rises at the confluence of its east and west prongs three miles southwest of Van Alstyne (Grayson County) in northern Collin County (at 33°24' N, 96°37' W) and runs southwest for 3½ miles to its mouth on the East Fork of the Trinity River, two miles east of Weston (at 33°21' N, 96°38' W). It crosses flat to rolling prairie, surfaced by expansive clays, clay loams, and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, junipers, oaks, conifers, and grasses. The region historically has served as crop and range land.
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