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TOWN CREEK (Anderson County). Town (Towns) Creek rises just south of Palestine in south central Anderson County (at 31°45' N, 95°39' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, runs southwest for 13½ miles, through southwestern Anderson County, to its mouth on Keechie Creek, just east of the Trinity River (at 31°42' N, 95°47' W). The banks of the stream are heavily wooded in places with post oak trees, and the nearly level to strongly sloping terrain is surfaced by clay and loam. The area is used predominantly for agriculture. Basset Creek is the principal tributary of Town Creek.

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