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SAND SPRING CREEK. Sand Spring Creek rises 3½ miles north of Valley Spring in northwest Llano County (at 30°54' N, 98°49' W) and runs southeast for 7½ miles, through the community, to its mouth on Johnson Creek, three miles southeast of Valley Spring (at 30°49 N, 98°47' W). It traverses an area of the Llano Basin characterized by flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments, covered with soil of deep, fine, sandy loam. Vegetation consists primarily of open stands of live oak and mesquite.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"SAND SPRING CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.