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SPIDER MOUNTAIN. Spider Mountain is on Farm Road 2341 nine miles northwest of Burnet in western Burnet County (at 30°50' N, 98°20' W). It overlooks Lake Buchanan and, at an elevation of 1,420 feet above sea level, stands about 250 feet higher than the surrounding area. The origin of its name is unclear.


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

"SPIDER MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.