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Spring Branch Map
Map of Spring Branch. Courtesy of the Harris County Flood Control District. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

SPRING BRANCH (Harris County). Spring Branch rises near the intersection of Hammerly and Campbell roads in northwest Harris County (at 95°31' N, 29°47' W) and flows southeast for 3½ miles to its mouth on Buffalo Bayou (at 95°29' N, 29°46' W). The terrain is low-rolling to flat and surfaced by deep to shallow sandy and clay loam that supports mixed hardwoods and pines.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Spring Branch (Harris County)," accessed October 21, 2017,

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Modified on July 6, 2017. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.