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BLANTON CREEK. Blanton Creek rises 5½ miles northeast of Detroit in western Red River County (at 33°41' N, 95°10' W) and runs northeast for seven miles to its mouth on Pecan Bayou, nine miles northwest of Clarksville (at 33°44' N, 95°06' W). The soil around the creek is loamy, and the area is heavily wooded, with pines and various oaks predominating.


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"BLANTON CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.