|Elevation||1,053 m (3,455 ft)|
|District||San Benito County & Monterey County|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Johnson|
They trend in a northwest-southeast direction along the Monterey County and San Benito County line. It is bordered by the Diablo Range, the San Andreas Fault, and State Route 25 to the east and by the Salinas Valley, Santa Lucia Range, and U.S. Route 101 to the west.
The Gabilan Mountains and other nearby places are mentioned in several novels by John Steinbeck, such as Of Mice and Men and East of Eden. In The Red Pony notably, the main character (Jody Tiflin) names his pony "Gabilan" after the mountain range.
- "Gabilan Range". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 133.
- Gudde, Edwin G. (2004). California place names: The origin and etymology of current geographical names. Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press. p. 140. ISBN 0-520-24217-3.
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