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WILSON DRAW

WILSON DRAW. Wilson Draw (Wilson Branch, Wilson Draw Creek) begins three miles east of Soldier Mound in south central Dickens County (at 33°32' N, 100°47' W) and runs south before merging with Duck Creek in southern Dickens County a mile north of the Dickens-Kent county line (at 33°25' N, 100°46' W). Wilson Draw passes through flat to gently sloping terrain with silt loams that support grasses and mesquite. The ten-mile branch passes just east of the Steele Hill community. The draw was named for W. T. Wilson, an early settler in the area.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Fred Arrington, A History of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1971). Dickens County Historical Commission, Dickens County: Its Land and Its People (Lubbock: Craftsman Printers, 1986).

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