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CRYERS BRANCH. Cryers Branch rises just north of Goldthwaite in central Mills County (at 31°29' N, 98°33' W) and runs southwest six miles to join South Browns Creek (at 31°28' N, 98°37' W). The stream crosses steep slopes and benches surfaced by shallow clay loam soils that support juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses. It was probably named after the Cryer brothers, who established ranches in the area during the 1880s.

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