SAND BRANCH. Sand Branch, also known as Sand Creek, rises just east of the county line in northwestern Atascosa County (at 29°08' N, 98°47' W) and flows south for six miles into Siestedero Creek at Farm Road 3504 near the Sand Branch settlement (at 29°03' N, 98°46' W). The creek flows from flat to rolling terrain where hardwood forest, brush, and grasses grow in mostly deep, fine sandy loam soils into low rolling hills and prairies where grasses and some mesquite grow in clay and sandy loam.
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, "Sand Branch," accessed July 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbs61.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.