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ALLIGATOR CREEK (VAN ZANDT COUNTY)

ALLIGATOR CREEK (Van Zandt County). Alligator Creek, also known as the West Fork of Kickapoo Creek, rises a mile north of Tundra in southwestern Van Zandt County (at 32°29' N, 95°53' W) and runs ten miles to its mouth on Kickapoo Creek, three miles southwest of Martin's Mill (at 32°24' N, 95°50' W). The stream traverses rolling prairie surfaced by clay loam that supports mesquite, grasses, and mixed hardwood and pine forests; toward the mouth the terrain becomes flatter, and water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses predominate.

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"ALLIGATOR CREEK (VAN ZANDT COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rba31), accessed February 12, 2016. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.