Black Mountains

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

The Black Mountains are thirty miles northeast of Sierra Blanca in east central Hudspeth County (their center is at 31°34' N, 105°09' W). The range is 4½ miles long from east to west. Its highest elevation is 5,561 feet above sea level. The area's land surface of shallow, stony soils supports scrub brush and grasses.

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

Anonymous, “Black Mountains,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994