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FIFTH CREEK (Lipscomb County). Fifth Creek rises eight miles south of Darrouzett in central Lipscomb County (at 36°22' N, 100°20' W) and runs south for seven miles to its mouth on Wolf Creek, three miles west of Lipscomb (at 36°14' N, 100°19' W). It was once within the Seven K Ranch range. The stream traverses flat to rolling terrain with some local escarpments, surfaced by thick, fine sandy loams that support mesquite and grasses.

Clinton Leon Paine, The History of Lipscomb County (M.A. thesis, West Texas State College, 1941).

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