WEST CREEK (KERR COUNTY)
WEST CREEK (Kerr County). West Creek rises four miles southwest of Kerrville in central Kerr County (at 30°01' N, 99°13' W). Intermittent in its upper reaches, the stream follows a southeasterly course for five miles to its mouth on Turtle Creek, one-quarter mile south of County Road 2771 (at 29°58' N, 99°10' W). Rising in eroded hills on the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau, West Creek crosses an area characterized by shallow, stony soils and dense stands of live oak and Ashe juniper. Steep slopes and limestone benches along the stream give a stairstep appearance to the landscape.
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