HELL ROARING HOLLOW
HELL ROARING HOLLOW. Hell Roaring Hollow heads on U.S. Highway 84 four miles southeast of Snyder in southeastern Scurry County (at 32°40' N, 100°48' W) and runs west for eight miles to its mouth on Deep Creek, four miles south of Snyder (at 32°39' N, 100°54' W). It was reportedly named by an early settler who was trapped when floodwater swept the draw, though some early maps show it as Hades Reverberating Canyon. The creek basin was once included in the William Henry Snyder ranch. The streambed, which is usually dry except for a short section near its mouth, traverses flat terrain surfaced by sandy loam that supports brush and grasses.
Ranch Headquarters Association. Snyder Unit, Early Ranching and Water Sources in West Texas (Snyder, Texas, 1972).
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