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HILLTOP. Hilltop, also known as Red Point, is a summit located a mile east of U.S. Highway 385 in southeastern Crane County (at 31°19' N, 102°20' W). Its peak, at an elevation of 2,795 feet above sea level, rises 169 feet above the highway. Hilltop is formed of dissected red beds, hard limestone and limy mud, and recharge sand. It stands in an area of moderately steep slopes and high local relief; the surrounding terrain is flat to rolling. Local vegetation consists primarily of mesquite, grasses, juniper, oak, and scrub brush.


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"HILLTOP," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.