PETERS CREEK (BURNET COUNTY)
PETERS CREEK (Burnet County). Peters Creek rises six miles southwest of Burnet in northwestern Burnet County (at 30°43' N, 98°18' W). The stream, intermittent in its upper reaches, flows west for seven miles to its mouth on the Colorado River, a mile below Roy Inks Dam (at 30°43' N, 98°23' W). The terrain is generally low rolling to flat with local deep dissections; the soil is shallow and stony; and the vegetation consists primarily of oak, juniper, cacti, and mesquite.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."PETERS CREEK (BURNET COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbp73), accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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