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LATHAM CREEK

LATHAM CREEK. Latham Creek, which was named in honor of early settler Jack Latham, rises nine miles northwest of Cherokee in southern San Saba County (at 31°03' N, 98°50' W) and runs north for six miles to its mouth on Wallace Creek (at 31°06' N, 98°50' W). It crosses generally flat terrain with localized dissection. Vegetation primarily consists of Ashe juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses growing in stony and shallow clayey soil.

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"LATHAM CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbl34), accessed February 09, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.