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PARITA CREEK. Parita Creek rises two miles southeast of Lone Oak in southeastern Bexar County (at 29°21' N, 98°14' W) and runs southwest for ten miles to its mouth on Calaveras Creek, two miles east of Elmendorf (at 29°16' N, 98°18' W). It traverses rolling terrain surfaced by clay loam that supports mesquite and grasses.


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

"PARITA CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.