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CUTOFF MOUNTAIN. Cutoff (Cut Off) Mountain, ten miles east of Hamilton in eastern Hamilton County (at 31°44' N, 97°57' W), has an elevation of 1,280 feet above sea level. It is separated by a narrow valley from a range of low peaks to the east; this separation is probably the origin of its name. Soils in the area are clay and clay loams and support oak, juniper, and grasses.


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"CUTOFF MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.