COPPERAS CREEK (BASTROP COUNTY)
COPPERAS CREEK (Bastrop County). Copperas Creek rises on the northern outskirts of Bastrop State Park in central Bastrop County (at 30°08' N, 97°16' W) and runs south five miles to its mouth at the Colorado River (at 30°04' N, 97°17' W). It begins in sandy uplands, passes through pine forest, and ends on the loamy Colorado River floodplain. A sawmill on the creek bank in the 1840s produced lumber for many buildings in Bastrop and San Antonio.
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