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SOUTH FRANKLIN MOUNTAIN. South Franklin Mountain is southwest of Fort Bliss and a mile north of the McKelligon Canyon City Park Area road in the Franklin Mountains State Park in northwestern El Paso County (at 31°52' N, 106°30' W). At an elevation of 6,800 feet, it rises 2,500 feet above Alabama Street, two miles east. Its shallow, stony soils support scrub brush and grasses. There is a navigation light on the summit.


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

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