Bear Creek (Eastland County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bear Creek rises four miles east of Ranger in northeastern Eastland County (at 32°26' N, 98°36' W) and runs northeast for seven miles to its mouth on Palo Pinto Creek, near the Palo Pinto county line (at 32°30' N, 98°29' W). It traverses flat terrain with local deep dissections, surfaced by moderately deep loam that supports mesquite, oak, juniper, grasses, and shrubs.

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

Anonymous, “Bear Creek (Eastland County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994