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ELM CREEK (Hays County). Elm Creek rises three miles north of Niederwald in the eastern corner of Hays County (at 30°04' N, 97°45' W) and runs southeast for fourteen miles, passing into Caldwell County before reaching its mouth on Plum Creek, a mile north of Lockhart (at 29°58' N, 97°40' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. Food and fiber crops grow in the clay and shale-based soils through which Elm Creek runs.

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