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BENTON CREEK

BENTON CREEK. Benton Creek rises six miles north of Medina in north central Bandera County (at 29°53' N, 99°14' W) and runs south for five miles across an area of the Edwards Plateau characterized by steep slopes and limestone benches to its mouth on the Medina River, a mile north of Medina (at 29°49' N, 99°16' W). Forests of live oak and Ashe juniper become interspersed with open areas of varied grasses and prickly pear as the stream descends toward its junction with the river.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Benton Creek," accessed September 28, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbqm.

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