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SAND BRANCH. Sand Branch, also known as Sand Creek, rises just east of the county line in northwestern Atascosa County (at 29°08' N, 98°47' W) and flows south for six miles into Siestedero Creek at Farm Road 3504 near the Sand Branch settlement (at 29°03' N, 98°46' W). The creek flows from flat to rolling terrain where hardwood forest, brush, and grasses grow in mostly deep, fine sandy loam soils into low rolling hills and prairies where grasses and some mesquite grow in clay and sandy loam.

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