Bear Creek (Kerr County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bear Creek rises nine miles west of Mountain Home in west central Kerr County (at 30°10' N, 99°32' W) and flows southeast for 12½ miles to its mouth on the North Fork of the Guadalupe River, five miles west of Hunt (at 30°04' N, 99°25' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, traverses the loamy soils and rocky outcrops of the Edwards Plateau. Stands of live oak, mesquite, and Ashe juniper grow along the creekbed.

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

Anonymous, “Bear Creek (Kerr County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 28, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994