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TURKEY CREEK (Clay County). Turkey Creek rises in northwestern Clay County a mile southwest of Dean (at 33°56' N, 98°23' W) and flows southeast for sixteen miles to its mouth on the Little Wichita River, a mile northeast of Henrietta (at 33°52' N, 98°09' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, flows through mostly flat land surfaced by sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers. For most of the county's history the Turkey Creek area has been used as crop and range land.

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