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HONDO CREEK (Karnes County). Hondo Creek rises five miles southwest of Kenedy in southern Karnes County (at 28°46' N, 97°52' W) and runs northeast for fifteen miles to its mouth on the San Antonio River, three miles east of Choate (at 28°47' N, 97°42' W). It crosses flat to rolling terrain surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses.


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

"HONDO CREEK (KARNES COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.