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SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN (Bosque County). Sugarloaf Mountain is six miles southwest of Clifton in southwestern Bosque County (at 31°45' N, 97°41' W). The elevation of its summit, which rises approximately 131 feet above Gary Creek to the north, is 971 feet above sea level. Sugarloaf Mountain lies in a portion of the Grand Prairie characterized by variable terrain. Vegetation consists primarily of juniper, oak, mesquite, grasses, chaparral, and cacti growing in shallow, stony, clay loam soils.


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

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