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MARY'S CREEK (BRAZORIA COUNTY)
MARY'S CREEK (Brazoria County). Mary's Creek, also known as Mary's Bayou, rises in two forks in northeastern Brazoria County (at 29°32' N, 95°21' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to its mouth on Clear Creek, at Friendswood in Galveston County (at 29°32' N, 95°12' W). The North Fork rises four miles southwest of Pearland (at 29°32' N, 95°22' W) and runs for 1½ miles to join the South Fork, which rises six miles southwest of Pearland (at 29°32' N, 95°23' W) and runs for three miles to their confluence. Flat to rolling prairie in the area has been extensively developed for industrial purposes.
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