PRIVILEGE CREEK. Privilege Creek rises twelve miles northeast of Bandera in southeastern Kerr County (at 29°50' N, 98°55' W) and runs south for thirteen miles, through Kerr and Bandera counties, to its mouth on the Medina River, 4½ miles east of Bandera (at 29°43' N, 99°00' W). The upper portion of Privilege Creek flows through an area of the Edwards Plateau characterized by steep slopes and limestone benches that give a stairstep appearance to the landscape. Shallow clay loam soils support live oak and Ashe juniper woodlands. In Bandera County the stream flows through flat to rolling land broken by localized dissection. Shallow, stony soil alternates with stretches of moderately deep to deep sandy and clay loams along the lower part of the creek. The vegetation is sparser in the lower regions, with prickly pear, mesquite, and a variety of grasses intermingling with clumps of oak and juniper.
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