SALT BRANCH (ATASCOSA COUNTY)
SALT BRANCH (Atascosa County). Salt Branch rises in west central Atascosa County eight miles west of Pleasanton (at 28°58' N, 98°38' W). It runs northeast for 7½ miles to its mouth (at 29°00' N, 98°32' W) on the Atascosa River four miles northwest of Pleasanton. Low rolling to flat terrain is surfaced by sandy and clay loams which support scrub brush, cacti, and grasses. Land in use is dry crop land. Salt Branch was named for a salt lick near its headwaters.
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