sidebar menu icon


CHUCARETO CREEK. Chucareto Creek rises a mile northwest of Encinal in southwestern La Salle County (at 28°03' N, 99°23' W) and runs northeast fourteen miles to its mouth on Caiman Creek, twelve miles northeast of Encinal (at 28°09' N, 99°10' W). The surrounding low rolling terrain is surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports grass, mesquite, and chaparral.

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to:

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


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

Handbook of Texas Online, "Chucareto Creek," accessed September 22, 2017,

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.