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SHOAL CREEK (Coryell County). Shoal Creek rises eight miles southwest of Gatesville in central Coryell County (at 31°22' N, 97°49' W) and flows northeast for eight miles to its mouth on the Leon River, a mile west of Fort Gates (at 31°23' N, 97°44' W). The terrain varies from flat to rolling prairie with local steep slopes; the soil is shallow, stony clay loams; and the vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, cacti, and grasses.

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