PARADISE CREEK. Paradise Creek, also known as Ennis Creek and as Pool Creek, rises nine miles east of Crowell and one mile west of Thalia in northeastern Foard County (at 33°59' N, 99°36' W) and runs northeast for thirty-five miles to its mouth on the Pease River, northeast of Vernon in southern Wilbarger County (at 34°09' N, 99°14' W). It is intermittent in its upper reaches. Near the creekbed is flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments and deep, fine, sandy loam soils that support hardwoods, conifers, brush, and grasses. Farther out from the creek is flat to rolling land with locally active dune blowout areas and bunch grasses growing in sand. Near the stream's mouth the terrain becomes flat with local shallow depressions, and water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses grow in the clay and sandy loams.
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