BEAR CREEK (FAYETTE COUNTY)
BEAR CREEK (Fayette County). Bear Creek rises four miles east of Warda in northwest Fayette County (at 30°01' N, 96°50' W) and flows west for 6½ miles to its mouth on Rabbs Creek (at 30°00' N, 96°55' W). Throughout its course the stream meanders through low to moderately rolling land with a highly erodible thin sandy loam topsoil and a heavy clay subsoil. The area's open pasturelands alternate with mixed oak forests underlain by yaupon and hackberry. The land is marginal for agriculture and is used primarily for grazing and wildlife habitat.
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