Turtle Creek (Kerr County, Texas)

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Turtle Creek is a creek that rises five miles north of Bandera County in Kerr County, Texas (USA). It runs 24.5 miles (39.4 km) to the Guadalupe River, 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Kerville.[1]

Charles Schreiner, Sr., "father of the Texas Hill Country" and Kerrville businessman, engaged in cattle ranching at Turtle Creek in the late nineteenth century.[2]

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  1. ^ Turtle Creek (Kerr County) from the Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 14 October 2006.
  2. ^ Hollon, W. Eugene. "TSHA: Schreiner, Charles Armand". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 29°58′N 99°18′W / 29.967°N 99.300°W / 29.967; -99.300