Bald Knob (Burnet County)

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bald Knob, sometimes called Bald Mountain, is twelve miles southwest of Burnet and a mile north of the Austin and Northwestern Railroad in southwestern Burnet County (at 30°39' N, 98°23' W). It is one of several hills in a small range known as Backbone Ridge. Its elevation is 1,326 feet, more than 300 feet higher than that of the surrounding countryside.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Bald Knob (Burnet County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 28, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994