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HIGH POINT. High Point, previously known as Bill Black Peak, is a summit located a quarter mile north of the San Saba-Mason county line in southwestern San Saba County (at 30°55' N, 99°00' W). The peak, with an elevation of 1,885 feet above sea level, rises 285 feet above the point where Farm Road 734 crosses Black Branch to the southwest. It stands in generally flat terrain with localized dissection. Vegetation in the area consists primarily of mesquite, Ashe juniper, live oak, and grasses growing in clayey, loam soils.


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

"HIGH POINT," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.