ISLAND CREEK. Island Creek rises five miles northwest of Itasca in north central Hill County (at 32°12' N, 97°14' W) and runs northeast for 14½ miles to its mouth on the South Fork of Chambers Creek, 3½ miles southwest of Maypearl in western Ellis County (at 32°16' N, 97°04' W). The local terrain is flat to low and rolling and is surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support oak and juniper trees, scrub brush, and cacti. The area has served as range and crop land. Island Creek enters Johnson County two miles southeast of Grandview and reenters Hill County 3½ miles southeast of that community.
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