WATTS CREEK. Watts Creek rises four miles southeast of Coleman in eastern Coleman County (at 31°47' N, 99°21' W) and runs northeast ten miles to its mouth on Jim Ned Creek (at 31°52' N, 99°14' W). The surrounding rolling hills are surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports scrub brush, cacti, mesquite, live oak, juniper, and grass. The stream was named for Lem and John Watts, who settled on it in the 1860s.

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