SPARTA MOUNTAIN. Sparta Mountain overlooks Belton Lake near the eastern boundary of Fort Hood Military Reservation in western Bell County (at 31°08' N, 97°34' W). At an elevation of 820 feet above sea level, its summit rises 200 feet above the surrounding terrain.
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