- JOIN | SUPPORT TSHA
SANTA ISABEL CREEK
SANTA ISABEL CREEK. Santa Isabel Creek, also known as Arroyo Santa Isabel, rises twenty-two miles northwest of Callaghan in north central Webb County (at 28°04' N, 99°45' W) and runs southwest for thirty-three miles to its mouth on the Rio Grande, seven miles northwest of Laredo (at 27°39' N, 99°38' W). The area has rolling hills and flat terrain with locally shallow depressions surfaced by clay and sandy loams that support scrub brush, mesquite, cacti, grasses, and water-tolerant hardwoods. The stream was reportedly named by Canary Islanders who arrived at its banks on Saint Isabel's day.
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, "Santa Isabel Creek," accessed April 27, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbsjn.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.