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BLACK MOUNTAIN (Brewster County). Black Mountain is twenty-five miles southwest of Marathon in west central Brewster County (at 29°53' N, 103°26' W). Its peak rises to 4,610 feet above sea level, 760 feet above Chalk Draw, a mile west. Soils on the mountain are shallow and stony and support scrub brush and grasses.


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

"BLACK MOUNTAIN (BREWSTER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.