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Williams Creek (Bandera County)

General Entry

Williams Creek rises four miles northwest of Tarpley in south central Bandera County (at 29°43' N, 99°21' W). Intermittent in its upper reaches, the stream follows a southeasterly course for 8½ miles to its mouth on Hondo Creek, one mile south of Tarpley (at 29°39' N, 99°16' W). The creek flows through generally flat to rolling terrain surfaced by moderately deep to deep sandy and clay loam soils that support open stands of live oak and Ashe juniper.

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

Anonymous, “Williams Creek (Bandera County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 27, 2020,

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