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CADDO PEAK. Caddo Peak is 1½ miles northwest of Joshua in north central Johnson County (at 32°28' N, 97°24' W). The brown sandstone hill, located near the Santa Fe Trail, bears inscriptions chiseled into its face, some dating back to 1836. It rises to a height of 1,065 feet above mean sea level.


Johnson County History Book Committee, History of Johnson County, Texas (Dallas: Curtis Media, 1985).


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

"CADDO PEAK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.