JOHNSON DRAW (MIDLAND COUNTY)
JOHNSON DRAW (Midland County). Johnson Draw rises near Farm Road 1788 seventeen miles south of Midland in southwestern Midland County (at 31°45' N, 102°10' W) and runs northeast for forty-five miles, crossing the county and passing into western Glasscock County before reaching its mouth on Mustang Draw, near Dewey Lake (at 31°58' N, 101°41' W). The terrain along Johnson Draw is a flood-prone area of sand, gravel, mud substrate, and some bedrock. Near Johnson Draw are clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. Most of the region is rangeland or oilfields. Rock Springs once fed Johnson Draw and provided an abundant water source for early travelers but has now ceased to flow.
Gunnar Brune, Springs of Texas, Vol. 1 (Fort Worth: Branch-Smith, 1981).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."JOHNSON DRAW (MIDLAND COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbj39), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles