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GRASSY CREEK (Johnson County). Grassy Creek rises four miles northeast of Alvarado in eastern Johnson County (at 32°26' N, 97°08' W) and runs north for eight miles to its mouth on Mountain Creek, a half mile west of the Ellis county line (at 32°30' N, 97°05' W). It traverses flat to rolling prairie surfaced by dark, commonly calcareous clays that support mesquite, cacti, and grasses. The Grassy Creek area has been used as range and crop land.

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