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BLACK HILL BRANCH. Black Hill Branch rises three miles northeast of Lytle in southwestern Bexar County (at 29°16' N, 98°45' W) and runs northeast for three miles to its mouth on Live Oak Creek, 1½ miles southwest of Atascosa (at 29°16' N, 98°43' W). It traverses rolling land surfaced by clay loam that supports mesquite and grasses.


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"BLACK HILL BRANCH," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.