ELM CREEK (HOPKINS COUNTY)
ELM CREEK (Hopkins County). Elm Creek rises two miles northwest of Shirley in southwestern Hopkins County (at 33°05' N, 95°42' W). It formerly ran fourteen miles southwest to disembogue in Lake Fork Creek about a mile west of Burke-Yandell in northeastern Rains County (at 32°56' N, 95°43' W). Since its lower streambed was inundated by the Lake Fork Reservoir in the late 1970s, the creek has flowed into the reservoir a mile north of the Elm Cemetery in northeastern Rains County. The stream traverses flat to rolling terrain with clay loam and sandy loam soils that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.
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