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YGNACIO CREEK. Ygnacio Creek rises four miles west of Freer in northeastern Duval County (at 27°52' N, 98°43' W) and runs northeast for twenty-three miles to its mouth on a former channel of the Nueces River, twenty-two miles southwest of Tilden in southwestern McMullen County (at 28°09' N, 98°43' W). It crosses low-rolling terrain and descends to flat terrain with locally shallow depressions. Clay and sandy loams support grasses, mesquite, and chaparral in the creek's upper reaches and water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses in its lower.


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

"YGNACIO CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.