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SANDY CREEK (Bastrop County). Sandy Creek rises in southwestern Bastrop County near the Caldwell county line (at 29°53' N, 97°25' W) and flows northeasterly about 16½ miles to its mouth (at 30°02' N, 97°19' W) on Cedar Creek. It travels through a region of post oak woods situated on gently sloping to strongly sloping uplands.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Sandy Creek (Bastrop County)," accessed November 21, 2017,

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