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HERRING BRANCH. Herring Branch, also known as McFall Branch, rises three miles south of Lake Amon G. Carter and a mile from the junction of the Montague, Wise, and Jack county lines in southern Montague County (at 33°26' N, 97°57' W) and runs north for 2½ miles to its mouth on the lake, ten miles south of Bowie (at 33°29' N, 97°54' W). It traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by deep, fine sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, brush, and grasses. For most of the county's history the Herring Branch area has been used as rangeland.

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