BEAN CREEK. Bean Creek rises just below Reservoir Number 2, 4½ miles west of Lampasas in south central Lampasas County (at 31°04' N, 98°15' W). About 1½ miles downstream from its source the creek has been dammed to form Reservoir Number 6. It flows southeast for two miles to a point just below Reservoir Number 6 and three miles southwest of Lampasas, where it joins Pillar Bluff Creek to form Sulphur Creek (at 31°02' N, 98°13' W). Its course crosses an area of the Grand Prairies characterized by relatively flat to steeply sloping terrain surfaced by shallow and stony sandy loams. The vegetation consists primarily of grasses and open stands and woods of oak, live oak, mesquite, and juniper.
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