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PAISANO CREEK (JIM WELLS COUNTY)
PAISANO CREEK (Jim Wells County). Paisano Creek rises four miles southeast of Premont in southeastern Jim Wells County (at 27°18' N, 98°05' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles, crossing the northeastern corner of Brooks County before reaching its mouth on Los Olmos Creek in southwestern Kleberg County (at 27°14' N, 97°57' W). The stream was named after a Spanish land grant, El Paisano, made to Ramón de la Garza. Paisano Creek traverses flat to gently sloping terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by loose sand and clay and sandy loams that support scrub brush, grasses, water-tolerant hardwoods, and conifers.
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