SALT CREEK (GILLESPIE COUNTY)
SALT CREEK (Gillespie County). Salt Creek rises one-half mile southwest of Hermans Point in northwestern Gillespie County (at 30°26' N, 99°16' W) and runs northwest for sixteen miles to its mouth on the James River, seven miles east of Blue Mountain in southern Mason County (at 30°34' N, 99°19' W). It rises in an area of the central basin and crosses into the eastern Edwards Plateau, through flat to rolling terrain surfaced by deep to shallow clayey and loamy soils that support grasses and open stands of live oak, Ashe juniper, and mesquite.
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