TRADINGHOUSE CREEK. Tradinghouse Creek rises five miles west of Prairie Hill in northwestern Limestone County (at 31°39' N, 96°53' W) and runs southwest for sixteen miles to its mouth on Tehuacana Creek, six miles east of Waco in McLennan County (at 31°33' N, 97°02' W). The surrounding low rolling to flat terrain has local shallow depressions and is surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support scrub brush, cacti, and grasses in the upper reaches of the creek and water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers in the lower reaches. Tradinghouse Creek takes its name from Torrey's Trading Post, which was one of the first such establishments in McLennan County.
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