Mount Barker

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: March 1, 1995

Mount Barker, sometimes called Barker Mountain, is a summit within the western city limits of Austin in central Travis County (at 30°20' N, 97°46' W). It stands at an elevation of 840 feet above sea level, nearly 250 feet higher than the surrounding area.

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

Anonymous, “Mount Barker,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 14, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

March 1, 1995