Bear Creek (Brewster County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bear Creek rises five miles northwest of Pine Mountain in east central Brewster County (at 29°57' N, 102°58' W) and runs south for twenty-one miles to its mouth on Maravillas Creek, nine miles northwest of Stillwell Mountain (at 29°40' N, 102°59' W). It crosses an area of steep to gentle slopes surfaced by variable soils that support scrub brush and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Bear Creek (Brewster County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 21, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994