Black Mountain (Brewster County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Black Mountain is ten miles west of the Rio Grande and six miles north of the Black Gap Wildlife Management Area in eastern Brewster County (at 29°44' N, 102°51' W). With an elevation of 3,642 feet above sea level, it rises some 920 feet above Reagan Canyon, four miles to the east. Shallow, stony soils on Black Mountain support live oak, piñon, juniper, and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Black Mountain (Brewster County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994