An Archaeological survey of portions of the Chiltipin-San Fernando Creeks watershed, Jim Wells County, Texas
In accordance with an agreement (Purchase Order No. 427-TX-SCS-7S) between the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service and the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio, an archaeological survey was carried out in a portion of the Chiltipin-San Fernando Creeks Watershed in Jim Wells County, Texas (see Fig. 1). The specific area examined during the survey was the proposed site for Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 5 (Revised), encompassing 320 hectares (790 acres) and extending for approximately 3 km along the course of Chiltipin Creek (Fig. 1). The purpose of the survey was to ascertain the existence of any historic or archaeological data which should be preserved in the public interest.