REED'S BRANCH. Reed's Branch rises eight miles southeast of Cuero in eastern DeWitt County (at 29°03' N, 97°09' W) and runs southwest for five miles to its mouth on the Guadalupe River, two miles northwest of Thomaston (at 29°00' N, 97°11' W). Flat to rolling terrain in the area is surfaced by highly permeable soil that supports water-tolerant hardwoods, brush, and grasses. The stream was named for Dan Reed, who in 1865 purchased land bounded on the north by the creek.
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