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BOILING MOUNTAIN. 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.


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"BOILING MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.