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CHACON CREEK (WEBB COUNTY)

CHACON CREEK (Webb County). Chacon Creek rises six miles from Webb in central Webb County (at 27°43' N, 99°22' W) and runs southwest for twenty miles to its mouth on the Rio Grande, on the southern edge of Laredo (at 27°29' N, 99°29' W). In its lower reaches the creek is dammed to form Casa Blanca Lake. The surrounding flat terrain is surfaced by sandy clays that support mesquite, cacti, and grasses.

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"CHACON CREEK (WEBB COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbccr), accessed September 20, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.