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MCDONALD BAYOU. McDonald Bayou rises near McDonald Lake in south central Victoria County (at 28°42' N, 97°02' W) and runs southeast for seven miles to its mouth on Linn Lake (at 28°36' N, 96°57' W). The region's flat to rolling prairie is surfaced by permeable clay that supports mesquite and various grasses.


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

"MCDONALD BAYOU," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.