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TRANQUITAS CREEK. Tranquitas Creek, also known as Acero Creek, rises one mile northeast of Ben Bolt in central Jim Wells County (at 27°39' N, 98°04' W) and runs southeast for twenty-five miles to its mouth on San Fernando Creek, two miles east of Kingsville in northern Kleberg County (at 27°31' N, 97°48' W). It crosses flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments and dissections, surfaced by sandy and clay loams and loose sand that support scrub brush, cacti, and grasses.

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