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TOWN CREEK (GILLESPIE COUNTY)

TOWN CREEK (Gillespie County). Town Creek rises a mile north of Fredericksburg in central Gillespie County (at 30°19' N, 98°52' W). Intermittent in its upper reaches, the stream follows a southerly course for 3½ miles to its mouth on Barons Creek in Fredericksburg (at 30°16' N, 98°52' W). Rising in the hills of the Edwards Plateau, Town Creek crosses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by shallow loamy and clayey soils; vegetation consists primarily of open stands of live oak, Ashe juniper, and mesquite, and grasses.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Town Creek (Gillespie County)," accessed August 23, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbt73.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.