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WIND RIVER. Wind River rises in the rolling plains of southwestern Hall County (at 34°24' N, 100°52' W) and flows southeast for sixteen miles into the North Pease River, on the Motley county line (at 34°19' N, 100°38' W). It crosses loamy soils and over mesquite and grass rangeland in the western portion of the Mill Iron range.


Pauline D. and R. L. Robertson, Cowman's Country: Fifty Frontier Ranches in the Texas Panhandle, 1876–1887 (Amarillo: Paramount, 1981).


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

"WIND RIVER," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.