TENMILE CREEK (JASPER COUNTY)
TENMILE CREEK (Jasper County). Tenmile Creek rises five miles south of Evadale in southwestern Jasper County (at 30°17' N, 94°03' W). Intermittent throughout and swampy in its lower reaches, it follows a southerly course for ten miles into Orange County, where it ends (at 30°10' N, 94°03' W) north of the Neches River. Tenmile Creek is formed by the junction of two intermittent streams: East Tenmile, which rises three miles east of Evadale in Jasper County (at 30°22' N, 94°01' W) and flows south for 6½ miles; and West Tenmile Creek, which rises in Jasper County and follows a southerly course for seven miles. Tenmile Creek passes through gently undulating terrain surfaced by the deep, loamy soil typical of southern Jasper and Newton counties. The area is mostly woodland and pastureland.
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