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CARACOL CREEK

CARACOL CREEK. Caracol Creek rises just west of North San Antonio Hills in western Bexar County (at 29°29' N, 98°43' W) and runs southeast for 5½ miles to its mouth on Medio Creek, just east of Loop 1604 (at 29°25' N, 98°42' W). It traverses rolling terrain surfaced by clay loam that supports mesquite and grasses. The name is Spanish for "snail."

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Caracol Creek," accessed February 14, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbc83.

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