Agua Poquita Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Agua Poquita Creek rises twenty miles west of Benavides in southwestern Duval County (at 27°36' N, 98°43' W) and runs southeast for twenty-four miles, then joins Concepcion Creek to form Los Olmos Creek eight miles south of Benavides (at 27°30' N, 98°27' W). Its Spanish name, appropriately enough, means "little water." The surrounding terrain is flat and marked with shallow depressions. The land surface is clay and sandy loams that support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Agua Poquita Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994