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DRY CREEK (FORT BEND COUNTY)
DRY CREEK (Fort Bend County). Dry Creek, intermittent in its upper reaches, rises on the Brazos River just northeast of Rosenberg in central Fort Bend County (at 29°32' N, 95°47' W) and runs southeast for eleven miles to its mouth on Smithers Lake (at 29°30' N, 95°40' W). The vegetation along its banks consists mainly of mixed hardwoods interspersed with various prairie grasses. The variable terrain is surfaced by highly impermeable soil and calcareous clay.
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