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BLACK MOUNTAIN (Brewster County). 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 article.

"BLACK MOUNTAIN (BREWSTER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.