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DEVIL'S COURTHOUSE PEAK. Devil's Courthouse Peak, west of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line and twelve miles north of San Angelo in north central Tom Green County (at 31°36' N, 100°23' W), has an elevation of 2,315 feet. The surrounding rolling terrain is marked with gentle to moderately steep slopes, surfaced by shallow stony soils that support scrub brush, sparse grasses, creosote bush, and cacti.

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