Yellow House Peak

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: July 1, 1995

Yellow House Peak is twenty-one miles northeast of the Persimmon Gap Ranger Station in east central Brewster County (at 29°50' N, 102°53' W). At an elevation of 3,365 feet above sea level, the yellow butte rises 600 feet higher than Dove Mountain Road, one mile to the south. Its shallow, stony soils support oak, juniper, and some mesquite.

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

Anonymous, “Yellow House Peak,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 26, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

July 1, 1995