GRAPEVINE CREEK (DICKENS COUNTY)
GRAPEVINE CREEK (Dickens County). Grapevine Creek rises three miles north of McAdoo below the eastern edge of the Caprock in northwestern Dickens County (at 33°48' N, 101°00' W) and runs northeast through flat to gently rolling terrain for nine miles to its mouth on the Tongue (or South Pease) River, five miles southeast of Roaring Springs in extreme southern Motley County (at 33°50' N, 100°54' W). The creek was named for an unusual profusion of grapevines along its banks. The loamy soil of the environs supports grasses, mesquite, and scrub brush. Much of the area was once included in the Matador Ranch. Duncan Flat, an early settlement, was on the creek in northwestern Dickens County.
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