ROSITA CREEK (MAVERICK COUNTY)
ROSITA CREEK (Maverick County). Rosita Creek rises 7½ miles northeast of Eagle Pass in west central Maverick County (at 28°47' N, 100°24' W) and flows south for eighteen miles before emptying into the Rio Grande ten miles southeast of Eagle Pass (at 28°35' N, 100°24' W). The vegetation along its course varies from chaparral, mesquite, and grasses in the upper reaches, to water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses in the middle section, to pecans, other hardwoods, and grasses in the lower reaches. The stream rises in low-rolling hills and continues through flat terrain with locally shallow depressions before entering terrain with low relief surfaces. Soils are generally clayey.
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, "Rosita Creek (Maverick County)," accessed December 09, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbrag.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.