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SERECOUTCHA. Serecoutcha, a village mentioned to Henri Joutel by the Ebahamos in 1687, was said to be north or northwest of the Colorado River. In 1723 Andrés G. Barcia Carballido y Zúñiga identified the name with the Semonan Indians.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). Henri Joutel, Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage (London: Lintot, 1719; rpt., New York: Franklin, 1968).

Margery H. Krieger


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

Margery H. Krieger, "SERECOUTCHA," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.