NEGRO BRANCH. Negro Branch, previously known as Nigger Branch, rises in northwestern Travis County (at 30°34' N, 98°05' W) two miles north of Bald Mountain and runs southeast for four miles to its mouth (at 30°32' N, 98°03' W) on Cow Creek, two miles north of the Travis Peak community. The surrounding terrain of steep slopes and benches is surfaced by shallow clay loams that support juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses.
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