BARNES MOUNTAIN. Barnes Mountain overlooks the Colorado River eighteen miles northwest of Burnet in northwestern Burnet County (at 30°57' N, 98°25' W). It rises 1,347 feet above sea level, nearly 250 feet higher than the surrounding countryside. It was probably named after a local family.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."BARNES MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjb92), accessed January 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.