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BARNES MOUNTAIN. Barnes Mountain overlooks the Colorado River eighteen miles northwest of Burnet in northwestern Burnet County (at 30°57' N, 98°25' W). It rises 1,347 feet above sea level, nearly 250 feet higher than the surrounding countryside. It was probably named after a local family.


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

"BARNES MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.