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MOUNT SHARP. Mount Sharp is a peak 6½ miles south of Henly and ten miles west of Wimberly in western Hays County (at 30°06' N, 98°12' W). The elevation of its summit is 1,428 feet above sea level. The mountain stands in an area of the Edwards Plateau generally characterized by hilly terrain with steep slopes and benches. Vegetation consists primarily of live oak, mesquite, and grasses growing in shallow clay loam soils.


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"MOUNT SHARP," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.