SAN PEDRO CREEK (VAL VERDE COUNTY)
SAN PEDRO CREEK (Val Verde County). San Pedro Creek rises 4½ miles southeast of U.S. Highway 277/377 in southeastern Val Verde County (at 29°34' N, 100°48' W) and flows nine miles west to its mouth on the eastern edge of Amistad Reservoir, near the Mexican border (at 29°30' N, 100°53' W). It flows over steep to gentle slopes of limestone and wash deposits of sand, gravel, and mud. Soils of the area are generally dark, calcareous stony clays and clay loams. Vegetation consists primarily of scrub brush, grasses, and mesquites. The creek is named in honor of Saint Peter.
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