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MARIANA CREEK. Mariana (Mariano) Creek rises 1½ miles north of Fairview in western Wilson County (at 29°08' N, 98°20' W) and runs southeast for eleven miles to its mouth on Picosa Creek, two miles west of Floresville (at 29°07' N, 98°12' W). It traverses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses.


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

"MARIANA CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.