GALLINAS CREEK. Gallinas Creek rises three miles west of Oakhill Ranches in southern Bexar County (at 29°11' N, 98°33' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to its mouth on Galvan Creek, two miles south of Leming in northern Atascosa County (at 29°01' N, 98°28' W). It traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports mesquite and grasses. The name is Spanish for "hens."
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