Place:Carrizo Springs, Dimmit, Texas, United States

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NameCarrizo Springs
TypeCity
Coordinates28.527°N 99.862°W
Located inDimmit, Texas, United States
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Carrizo Springs is a city in and the county seat of Dimmit County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,655 at the 2000 census.

The name of the town comes from the local springs, which were named by the Spanish for the cane grass that once grew around them. It is the oldest town in Dimmit County. Artesian wells in the area are known for their pure, clean water. This water is often exported from Carrizo Springs for use as holy water.

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