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ROUGH MOUNTAIN. Rough Mountain is four miles southwest of Valley Spring in northwest Llano County (at 30°49' N, 98°53' W). At an elevation of 1,466 feet, the summit rises 240 feet above nearby San Fernando Creek. The local terrain is flat to rolling, with local dissection and escarpments, covered with soils of sandy and clay loams. Vegetation consists primarily of open stands of live oak and mesquite.


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

"ROUGH MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.