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BAYOU CREEK

BAYOU CREEK. Bayou Creek, formerly known as Arroyo Nombre de Dios or Creek of the Name of God, rises at the Live Oak-San Patricio-Bee county line (at 28°12' N, 97°49' W) and runs south for fifteen miles to its mouth on the Nueces River, four miles south of Mathis at the San Patricio-Jim Wells county line (at 28°02' N, 97°48' W). It crosses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by deep, fine sandy loam that supports hardwood forest, brush, and grasses.

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"BAYOU CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbgs), accessed February 05, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.