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NOBLE CREEK. Noble (Nobles) Creek rises in extreme western Lamar County (at 33°36' N, 95°49' W) just west of Petty and northeast of the intersection of Farm Road 38 with U.S. Highway 82. It runs south for seven miles to its mouth (at 33°31' N, 95°48' W) on the North Sulphur River, four miles southeast of Harmon at Farm Road 38. It traverses flat to gently rolling terrain surfaced by dark clays that support grasses and some water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers. At its mouth low-lying floodplains are surfaced by sand and gravel.


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

"NOBLE CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.