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BEAR BRANCH (Gonzales County). Bear Branch rises in a tank 1½ miles northwest of Moulton in northern Gonzales County (at 29°37' N, 97°10' W) and runs west for four miles to its mouth on Obar Creek (at 29°37' N, 97°14' W). It traverses moderately rolling terrain surfaced by fine sandy loam or clay that supports mixed hardwoods and pines.


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

"BEAR BRANCH (GONZALES COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.