HARDYS SANDY CREEK
HARDYS SANDY CREEK. Hardys Sandy Creek, sometimes known simply as Hardys Creek, rises between the Lavaca and Navidad rivers in southeastern Lavaca County (at 29°20' N, 96°49' W) and runs southeast for thirteen miles, passing through the Speaks oilfield and then emptying into the Navidad River just below Gandy Bend and just above the Jackson county line (at 29°12' N, 96°44' W). Until the completion of the Speaks field, the area, which is among the most remote in Lavaca County, included few roads or trails and was used primarily as undeveloped rangeland for cattle. The low, relatively level terrain is surfaced by deep sandy loam soils and is prone to flooding; it provides excellent wildlife habitat. Bear Branch, West Sandy Creek, and East Sandy Creek are tributaries of Hardys Sandy Creek.
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