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GARCIA LAKE. Garcia Lake is a large playa on land that was once part of the Escarbada division of the XIT Ranch in southwestern Deaf Smith County (at 34°52' N, 102°55' W). The lake is well sustained by tributaries, and it drains into Tierra Blanca Creek.


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

"GARCIA LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.