RUSTLERS CREEK. Rustlers Creek, also called Thornton Creek, rises in eastern Hall County (at 34°27' N, 100°32' W) eight miles southwest of Estelline and runs northeast for ten miles to its mouth on the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River (at 34°32' N, 100°23' W), in western Childress County nine miles northwest of Carey. Rustlers Creek traverses an area of moderately steep slopes surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support native vegetation of mesquite and grasses.
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