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MUSTANG RIDGE. Mustang Ridge is a range of low hills (at 30°03' N, 97°44' W) in southern Travis and northern Hays counties, fifteen miles south of Austin. The hills stand at an elevation of 700 feet above sea level, about fifty feet higher than the surrounding countryside. The ridge line is about a half mile wide and five miles long and is the highest elevation between Austin and Lockhart.


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

"MUSTANG RIDGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.