MORGAN CREEK (BURNET COUNTY)
MORGAN CREEK (Burnet County). Morgan Creek rises in two branches in northwestern Burnet County. The North Fork begins twelve miles northwest of Burnet (at 30°56' N, 98°18' W) and flows southwest for eight miles; the South Fork begins eight miles northwest of Burnet (at 30°54' N, 98°16' W) and flows southwest for ten miles. Morgan Creek proper, formed by the confluence of the North and South fork (at 30°50'N, 98°21' W), was inundated after the impoundment of Lake Buchanan in 1938. The North and South forks now empty into the lake within a half-mile of each other, nine miles northwest of Burnet. The terrain through which they pass is generally flat with local deep dissections; the soil is shallow and stony; and the vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, and mesquite.
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