Bears Foot Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bears Foot Creek rises a half mile north of U.S. Highway 67 and five miles northeast of Ballinger in central Runnels County (at 31°46' N, 99°53' W) and flows southeast for six miles before emptying into the Colorado River three miles southeast of Ballinger in central Runnels County (at 31°43' N, 99°54' W). Mesquite and grasses grow on the surrounding flat to gently sloping land.

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

Anonymous, “Bears Foot Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994