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COPANO CREEK. Copano Creek rises in northeastern Refugio County (at 28°26' N, 97°11' W) and runs for twenty-four miles southeast to its mouth on Copano Bay (at 28°12' N, 97°01' W). The surrounding flat to rolling prairie is surfaced by expansive clay that supports hardwoods, pines, and prairie grasses. The area includes the rich Greta oilfield.


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"COPANO CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.