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ARROYO QUEMADO

ARROYO QUEMADO. Arroyo Quemado (Arroyo del Quemada) rises five miles east of Falcon Heights in western Starr County (at 26°34' N, 99°01' W) and runs five miles southwest to its mouth on Arroyo La Minita (Casas Blancas Creek) (at 26°31' N, 99°04' W). The name means "scorched gully." The creek crosses flat to rolling terrain with steep margins surfaced by sandy loams that support pecan, willow, and grasses.

Dick D. Heller, Jr.

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Handbook of Texas Online, Dick D. Heller, Jr., "Arroyo Quemado," accessed December 04, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rba66.

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