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BLACK CREEK (Medina County). Black Creek begins two miles west of the Southern Pacific Railroad and four miles south of Dunlay in east central Medina County (at 29°17' N, 98°59' W) and runs thirty-four miles southwest to its mouth on San Miguel Creek in Frio County (at 28°52' N, 98°55' W). It crosses flat terrain with local shallow depressions upstream and flows beneath some low-rolling hills downstream. Water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses grow near the source, and grasses, mesquite, and chaparral near the mouth.

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