Palo Pinto Creek

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Palo Pinto Creek
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 - locationTexas

Palo Pinto Creek is a river in Eastland, Stephens, and Palo Pinto counties, Texas, United States. It is a tributary of the Brazos River.

The creek rises near the city of Ranger and flows northeast then east past Strawn and Mingus. It turns northeast again and is impounded in Lake Palo Pinto, then turns to the east and joins the Brazos north of New Salem, about 50 miles (80 km) west of Fort Worth.

See also[edit]


  • "An Analysis of Texas Waterways". Retrieved 2006-05-04.
  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Palo Pinto Creek
  • USGS Hydrologic Unit Map - State of Texas (1974)

Coordinates: 32°38′36″N 98°6′12″W / 32.64333°N 98.10333°W / 32.64333; -98.10333