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SHELL MOUNTAIN. Shell Mountain is ten miles southwest of Gatesville in south central Coryell County (at 31°19' N, 97°50' W). It stands at an elevation of 1,198 feet above sea level, about 200 feet higher than the surrounding countryside.


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

"SHELL MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 03, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.