CEDRON CREEK. Cedron Creek rises three miles east of Meridian and one-half mile southeast of Pilot Knob in central Bosque County (at 31°56' N, 97°35' W) and runs east for 10½ miles to its mouth on Lake Whitney and the Brazos River, near Cedar Shores Estates (at 31°57' N, 97°26' W). Known as Cedral Creek when the Texan Santa Fe expedition crossed it in 1841, the stream was probably named for the cedar trees that grew along its banks.
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