Carricitos Creek

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

Carricitos Creek rises twenty-two miles northwest of Callaghan in central Webb County (at 27°56' N, 99°46' W) and runs southwest for fourteen miles to its mouth on the Rio Grande, twenty-three miles northwest of Laredo (at 27°47' N, 99°49' W). The creek traverses flat terrain with local shallow depressions, surfaced by expansive clays 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, “Carricitos Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994