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WEST BERNARD CREEK. West Bernard Creek rises just north of Eagle Lake in southeastern Colorado County (at 29°35' N, 96°19' W) and runs southeast, through northwestern Wharton County, for thirty-three miles to its mouth on the San Bernard River, eight miles east of Wharton (at 29°23' N, 95°58' W). The stream is intermittent in its upper reaches. It crosses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loam in which grow hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"WEST BERNARD CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.