GOOSE CREEK. Goose Creek rises two miles northeast of Highlands and adjacent to the Highlands Reservoir in eastern Harris County (at 29°49' N, 95°01' W) and runs south-southeast for twelve miles, passing through Baytown before reaching its mouth on Galveston Bay, two miles northwest of Morgan's Point (at 29°43' N, 94°59' W). In undeveloped areas the stream passes through flat to rolling prairie with shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loams and dark, calcareous clays that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.
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