Antelope Hills

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

The Antelope Hills are located five miles west of Fort Griffin State Historic Site in northern Shackelford County (at 32°56' N, 99 °23' W) and may take their name from nearby Antelope Creek. With an elevation of 1,748 feet they rise ninety-eight feet above the surrounding terrain. The area is marked by steep slopes and benches surfaced by shallow clay loam that supports juniper, live oak, mesquite, and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Antelope Hills,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994