JOHN BELL CANYON CREEK
JOHN BELL CANYON CREEK. John Bell Canyon Creek rises eleven miles east of Spur in southeastern Dickens County (at 33°28' N, 100°41' W) and runs southeast for six miles before merging with Croton Creek about seven miles northeast of Gilpin (at 33°26' N, 100°37' W). The stream originates in an area of moderately steep slopes with shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses. It then runs through terrain that becomes increasingly hilly and densely dissected with gullies; in the lower reaches of the creek the soil is shallow to absent and there is little or no vegetation. Both the canyon and creek were named for an area rancher.
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