NOLTON CREEK. Nolton Creek rises (at 29°29' N, 99°32' W) eight miles southwest of Utopia in northeastern Uvalde County and runs southeast for twenty-seven miles to its mouth (at 29°12' N, 99°28' W) on the Sabinal River, a half mile west of Farm Road 187 and eight miles south of Sabinal. The creek rises in terrain of steep slopes and benches, then enters an area of low relief. The local deep loam and clay soils support juniper, live oak, mesquite, and various grasses near the headwaters; in the middle reaches grow scrub brush and grasses, and near the creek's mouth grow pecans, other hardwoods, and various grasses.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Nolton Creek," accessed May 26, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbn26.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles