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CALOSA CREEK. Calosa Creek rises nine miles southwest of Falfurrias in north central Brooks County (at 27°07' N, 98°15' W) and runs east for five miles to its mouth, in a pool one mile west of U.S. Highway 281 (at 27°07' N, 98°10' W). It crosses flat to gently rolling terrain surfaced by loose sand that supports scrub brush, grasses, and seasonal high-moisture plants.


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

"CALOSA CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.