BEAD MOUNTAIN. Bead Mountain is located a mile from Valera in the west central part of Coleman County (at 31°45' N, 99°35' W). It has an elevation of 2,050 feet and rises from stairstep terrain with steep slopes and benches surfaced by shallow clay loams that support juniper, live oak, mesquite, and glasses.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."BEAD MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjb23), accessed May 12, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.