Boiling Mountain

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Boiling Mountain is on the Uvalde county line twenty-four miles northeast of Brackettville in far northeastern Kinney County (at 29°31' N, 100°07' W). With an elevation of 1,981 feet above sea level, its summit rises 700 feet above Montell, six miles to the east. The mountain is named for a nearby spring.

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

Anonymous, “Boiling Mountain,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 28, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994