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INDIAN HEAD MOUNTAIN. Indian Head Mountain is six miles northeast of Terlingua in southwestern Brewster County (at 29°20' N, 103°30' W). The mountain, at an elevation of 3,065 feet above sea level, rises 460 feet higher than the junction of State Highway 118 and Farm Road 170, 1½ miles southwest. Indian Head Mountain is an intrusive rock body on the northwestern boundary of the Big Bend National Parkqv. Soils on the mountain are shallow and stony and support scrub brush and sparse grasses.


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

"INDIAN HEAD MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.