MUERTO CREEK. Muerto Creek rises five miles north of San Diego in eastern Duval County (at 27°51' N, 98°15' W) and runs east for twelve miles to its mouth on Chiltipin Creek, four miles north of Alice in central Jim Wells County (at 27°49' N, 98°06' W). It traverses flat to gently rolling terrain with local depressions and escarpments, surfaced by shallow clay loams and deep, fine, sandy loams that support grasses and scrub brush.
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: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
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, "Muerto Creek," accessed February 20, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbmcp.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.