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OATMEAL CREEK. Oatmeal Creek rises seven miles southeast of Burnet in east central Burnet County (at 30°41' N, 98°08' W) and flows southwest for seven miles to its mouth on the South Fork of the San Gabriel River, three miles southeast of Bertram (at 30°42' N, 98°02' W). The terrain is generally flat with local deep dissections, steep slopes, and benches; the soils are shallow, stony clays; and the vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, and mesquite.

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