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CHICO CREEK. Chico Creek rises two miles southwest of Guerra in Jim Hogg County (at 26°52' N, 98°55' W) and runs southwest for eight miles to its mouth on San Juan Creek, three miles southeast of Moss in eastern Zapata County (at 26°49' N, 98°59' W). The stream is dammed several times in its middle course. It traverses low-rolling to flat terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support grasses, cacti, some mesquite, and chaparral.


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"CHICO CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.