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NORIACITAS CREEK. Noriacitas Creek rises seven miles southeast of Bruni in southeastern Webb County (at 27°19' N, 98°51' W) and runs southeast for sixteen miles before joining Mesquite Creek to form Palo Blanco Creek, three miles southeast of Hebbronville in northern Jim Hogg County (at 27°17' N, 98°37' W). The stream was named for Noriacitas, a Spanish land grant made to Simon Ynojosa. The local terrain is flat to gently rolling with local depressions, surfaced by shallow clay loams that support grasses and scrub brush.


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

"NORIACITAS CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.