HAMILTON CREEK (BURNET COUNTY)
HAMILTON CREEK (Burnet County). Hamilton Creek rises near the foot of Potato Hill five miles northwest of Burnet in west central Burnet County (at 30°49' N, 98°16' W) and runs south for twenty-two miles to its mouth on the Colorado River, four miles east of Marble Falls (at 30°34' N, 98°13' W). The stream, which is intermittent in its upper reaches, was probably named for Jonathan Hamilton, the original grantee of the land where it rises. The area terrain is flat to rolling with local escarpments, surfaced by shallow, stony, clay and sandy loams. Local vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, cacti, and grasses.
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