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HIGHSMITH CREEK. Highsmith Creek rises about two miles east of Kingsbury in eastern Guadalupe County (at 29°38' N, 97°48' W) and runs northeast for 8½ miles to its mouth on the San Marcos River, eight miles northeast of Kingsbury (at 29°40' N, 97°42' W). It traverses an area of rolling prairie with clay loams that support mesquite and grasses.


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

"HIGHSMITH CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.