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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.

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