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Leon Creek
Country United States
State Texas
Region Bexar County
City San Antonio, Texas
Physical characteristics
Main source source
SW slope of Mount Smith, seven miles northwest of Leon Springs, northwestern Bexar County
1,590 ft (480 m)
29°40′48″N 98°44′26″W / 29.68000°N 98.74056°W / 29.68000; -98.74056
River mouth mouth
confluence with Medina River, Bexar County, Texas
469 ft (143 m)
29°15′53″N 98°29′38″W / 29.26472°N 98.49389°W / 29.26472; -98.49389
Length 36 mi (58 km)
Basin features
River system Medina River

Leon Creek, is a tributary stream of the Medina River, in Bexar County, Texas.

Leon Creek has its source seven miles northeast of Leon Springs in northwestern Bexar County. The creek runs southeast through Leon Valley and the west side of the city of San Antonio to its mouth on the Medina River, just west of Cassin and twelve miles south of downtown San Antonio.

Leon Creek was a watering place for travelers on the San Antonio-El Paso Road including the stagecoach lines like the San Antonio-El Paso Mail and San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line.

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