ELM BAYOU. Elm Bayou, which is intermittent in its upper reaches, rises five miles west of Stowell in eastern Chambers County (at 29°47' N, 94°28' W) and runs south for seventeen miles to its mouth on East Bay Bayou, four miles north of High Island (at 29°38' N, 94°25' W). Part of the lower third of Elm Bayou also forms Stanolind Reservoir. Most of the bayou's course is through prairie grassland, and its lower reaches serve as an important habitat for waterfowl of the upper Texas coast.
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