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BLACK HILLS (Brewster County). The Black Hills are eighteen miles northeast of the Persimmon Gap Ranger Station in east central Brewster County (centered at 29°49' N, 102°59' W). The highest point in the Black Hills, at an elevation of 3,385 feet above sea level, rises some 585 feet above Dove Mountain Road, a half mile south. The soils in the Black Hills 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 HILLS (BREWSTER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 03, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.