DIKES CREEK. Dikes Creek, a wet-weather draw fed by numerous seeps, rises a mile south of the Bateman Ranch headquarters in east central King County (at 33°33' N, 100°08' W) and runs northeast through remote ranch and oil lands for seven miles to its mouth on the South Wichita River, within the boundaries of the Bateman Ranch east oilfield, fifteen miles east of Guthrie (at 33°38' N, 100°05' W). It traverses rolling terrain with some steep slopes, surfaced by deep clay and sandy loams that support primarily juniper, cacti, and sparse grasses.
Gunnar Brune, Springs of Texas, Vol. 1 (Fort Worth: Branch-Smith, 1981).
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