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NEWMAN PEAK. Newman Peak is four miles southwest of the intersection of U.S. Highway 290 and Interstate Highway 10 in northern Jeff Davis County (at 31°01' N, 104°04' W). It rises to an elevation of 6,302 feet above sea level, 2,300 feet above the Jeff Davis-Reeves county line four miles to the south. The area's shallow, stony soils support Douglas fir, aspen, Arizona cypress, maple, ponderosa pine, and madrone.


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"NEWMAN PEAK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.