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MARY'S CREEK (Brazoria County). Mary's Creek, also known as Mary's Bayou, rises in two forks in northeastern Brazoria County (at 29°32' N, 95°21' W) and runs southeast for twelve miles to its mouth on Clear Creek, at Friendswood in Galveston County (at 29°32' N, 95°12' W). The North Fork rises four miles southwest of Pearland (at 29°32' N, 95°22' W) and runs for 1½ miles to join the South Fork, which rises six miles southwest of Pearland (at 29°32' N, 95°23' W) and runs for three miles to their confluence. Flat to rolling prairie in the area has been extensively developed for industrial purposes.


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

"MARY'S CREEK (BRAZORIA COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.