OWL CREEK (CORYELL COUNTY)
OWL CREEK (Coryell County). Owl Creek rises eight miles south of Gatesville in south central Coryell County (at 31°19' N, 97°46' W) and flows southeast for twenty miles to its mouth on Belton Lake, twelve miles northwest of Temple in northern Bell County (at 31°13' N, 97°31' W). The surrounding terrain is flat to rolling prairie with local steep slopes; the soil is shallow clay loams; and the vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, mesquite, and grasses.
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