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LYTLE GAP. Lytle Gap is a pass on State Highway 36 twelve miles southwest of Baird in west central Callahan County (at 32°17' N, 99°36' W). At an elevation of 2,090 feet, it is 130 feet lower than Callahan Divide, the summit on the west. Lytle Gap was named for an early settler living in the area.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Lytle Gap," accessed October 25, 2016,

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