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BIG ELM CREEK (McLennan County). Big Elm Creek rises a mile east of Moody in southwestern McLennan County (at 31°19' N, 97°21' W) and flows southeast for forty-nine miles, through McLennan, Bell, and Milam counties, to its mouth on the Little River, about three miles north of Cameron in Milam County (at 30°54' N, 96°56' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, crosses nearly level to sloping terrain surfaced by clayey and loamy soils used predominantly for agriculture and occasionally dotted with big elms.


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"BIG ELM CREEK (MCLENNAN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.