GILHULA CREEK. Gilhula (Gilaloo) Creek rises in eastern Ochiltree County (at 36°19' N, 100°38' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to join Wolf Creek in western Lipscomb County (at 36°14' N, 100°28' W). It traverses flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments and mostly deep, fine, sandy loam soils that support hardwood forests, brush, and grasses. The area was at one time used by Pueblo Indians. In early settlement days, before its springs dried up, the creek was a favorite location for swimming, fishing, and baptizing. The name Gilhula is probably of Indian origin. The stream was once on the Seven K Ranch.
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