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CIBOLO CREEK (Duval County). Cibolo Creek rises six miles south of Realitos in southern Duval County (at 27°24' N, 98°32' W) and runs southeast for thirty-five miles, crossing southwestern Jim Wells County, to its mouth on Palo Blanco Creek, one mile southeast of Falfurrias in northeastern Brooks County (at 27°12' N, 98°08' W). Its name means "bison" in Spanish. The surrounding flat to gently rolling terrain with local shallow depressions and escarpments is surfaced by shallow clay to deep sandy loams and loose sand that support scrub brush and grasses.


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

"CIBOLO CREEK (DUVAL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.