COTTONWOOD CREEK (COLORADO COUNTY)
COTTONWOOD CREEK (Colorado County). Cottonwood Creek, formerly known as Waterhole Creek, rises near Farm Road 155 between the New Bielau community center and Trinity Church, three miles south of Weimar in western Colorado County (at 29°38' N, 96°46' W), and runs southwest 7½ miles, past Oakland, to its mouth on the Navidad River (at 29°35' N, 96°50' W), where the river forms the boundary between Colorado and Lavaca counties. Although before 1960 ample crops of cotton were produced in the area, the fields have mostly reverted to rangeland. The creek crosses rolling terrain surfaced by clay soils that support stands of cottonwood mixed with sycamore, oak, pecan, and hackberry along the banks of the creek.
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