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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.


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"TOM NUNN HILL," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.