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GHOST CREEK

GHOST CREEK. Ghost Creek rises just south of the Missouri Pacific track and a mile southwest of Petty in southwestern Lamar County (at 33°36' N, 95°50' W) and runs south for nine miles to its mouth on the North Sulphur River, just west of Farm Road 38 and three miles southeast of Harmon (at 33°29' N, 95°46' W). It initially traverses flat to gently rolling terrain, then descends into low-lying floodplains. The soils along most of the stream are deep loams over dark clays, changing to muddy clays near its mouth. Local vegetation includes grasses interspersed with some mesquite, as well as water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers.

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Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.