BIG HILL BAYOU
BIG HILL BAYOU. Big Hill Bayou rises four miles southeast of LaBelle in southern Jefferson County (at 29°50' N, 95°05' W) and flows northeast for ten miles to its mouth on Taylor Bayou, south of Port Acres (at 29°53' N, 94°02' W). It cuts through the marshy terrain that characterizes most of the upper Texas Gulf coastline. For much of its course it runs through the J. D. Murphee Wildlife Management Area, which provides habitat for coastal waterfowl, shrimp, blue crab, and finfish.
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