TOM NUNN HILL
TOM NUNN HILL. Tom Nunn Hill is nine miles southwest of Uvalde in southwestern Uvalde County (at 29°10' N, 99°52' W). With an elevation of 1,017 feet above sea level, its summit rises 110 feet above U.S. Highway 90 West, where the highway crosses the Nueces River. The hill is probably named for George Thomas Nunn, who owned a ranch near Uvalde in the 1870s. A water reservoir project on the Nueces River, known as the Tom Nunn Hill project, was studied in the late 1930s but was not put into effect.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Tom Nunn Hill," accessed May 31, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjt16.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles