SAND CREEK (MASON COUNTY)
SAND CREEK (Mason County). Sand Creek (formerly known as Deep Creek and Fourteen Mile Creek) rises 1½ miles north of State Highway 29 in eastern Mason County (at 30°45' N, 98°59' W). Intermittent in its upper reaches, the stream runs southeast for seven miles, flowing through dry sandy beds as it nears its mouth on Elm Creek, two miles northeast of Castell in Llano County (at 30°43' N, 98°57' W). Rising in the limestone hills on the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau, the creek crosses an area of the Llano basin characterized by flat to rolling terrain and soils consisting chiefly of deep to shallow sandy and clayey loams. Vegetation consists primarily of open stands of live oak and mesquite, scrub brush, and grasses.
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