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JONES CREEK (HUNT COUNTY)

JONES CREEK (Hunt County). Jones Creek rises a mile northwest of Quinlan in south central Hunt County (at 32°56' N, 96°11' W) and runs southeast for six miles to its mouth on the Kitsee inlet of Lake Tawakoni, about a half mile south of Quinlan (at 32°52' N, 96°08' W). The stream, which is intermittent in its upper reaches, traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced with commonly calcareous clays and sandy loams that support mesquite, cacti, grasses, and water-tolerant hardwoods. For most of Hunt County's history the Jones Creek area has been used as crop and range land.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Jones Creek (Hunt County)," accessed September 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbj47.

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