LAMBS HEAD CREEK
LAMBS HEAD CREEK. Lambs Head Creek, an intermittent stream dammed in its upper reaches, rises eight miles northwest of Fort Griffin State Historic Site in north central Shackelford County (at 32°57' N, 99°20' W) and flows northeast for 8½ miles to its mouth on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, fifteen miles southwest of Throckmorton in southwest Throckmorton County (at 32°59' N, 99°15' W). The creek, named for Thomas Lambshead, flows from an area of steep slopes and benches, where juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses grow in shallow clay loams, into flat, locally depressed terrain, surfaced with clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.
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