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LABORCITAS CREEK. Laborcitas Creek rises sixteen miles west of Concepcion in southwestern Duval County (at 27°24' N, 98°40' W) and runs southeast for twenty-seven miles to its mouth on Palo Blanco Creek, three miles west of Falfurrias in northern Brooks County (at 27°14' N, 98°12' W). Its name means "little tasks" in Spanish. The stream traverses flat to gently rolling terrain with local depressions, surfaced by shallow clay loams and loose sands that support grasses and scrub.


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"LABORCITAS CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed March 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.