WILLOW BAYOU. Willow Bayou rises three miles southwest of Hitchcock in western Galveston County (at 29°21' N, 95°04' W) and flows southwest eight miles to its mouth on Halls Bayou at the Brazoria County line (at 29°15' N, 95°06' W). The bayou is intermittent in its upper reaches. It crosses low-rolling to flat terrain, surfaced by clay and sandy loams or dark, commonly calcareous clays that support scrub brush, cacti, mesquite, grasses, and some mixed hardwoods and pines.
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