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Zarzamora Creek

General Entry

Zarzamora (Salsamora) Creek rises in northwest San Antonio in northern Bexar County (at 29° 31' N, 98° 34' W) and runs southeast for eight miles, through the western portion of the city to its mouth on San Pedro Creek, two miles west of downtown (at 29° 26' N, 98° 33' W). It traverses rolling terrain surfaced by clay loam soil that supports mesquite, live oak, and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Zarzamora Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 28, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/zarzamora-creek.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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