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WILLOW BRANCH (Fayette County). Willow Branch rises a mile northeast of the community of Willow Springs in the northeastern corner of Fayette County (at 29°59' N, 96°35' W) and runs south for three miles, to its mouth on Poplar Creek, just inside Colorado County (at 29°56' N, 96°35' W). The name is derived from nearby springs for which the Willow Springs community is also named. The stream flows primarily through soils composed of a mixture of sandy loam and calcareous clay, which are rated as fair to good for agriculture but are used primarily for pasture for cattle and horses.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"WILLOW BRANCH (FAYETTE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.