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MCNEIL CREEK. McNeil Creek rises four miles northeast of McNeil in southeastern Caldwell County (at 29°44' N, 97°33' W) and runs southwest for seven miles to its mouth on Plum Creek, three miles east of Luling (at 29°40' N, 97°36' W). The area is flat to rolling prairie with local escarpments, surfaced by fine, sandy loams that support hardwood forests. The stream may have been named for Hector McNeil, an original grantee of land in the area.


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

"MCNEIL CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.