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HENSON MOUNTAIN. Henson Mountain is within the boundaries of Fort Hood eight miles south of Gatesville in south central Coryell County (at 31°20' N, 97°43' W). The mountain, which rises out of flat to rolling terrain to an elevation of 950 feet, was named for William Thomas Henson, a pioneer settler in the county.

Sylvia Edwards


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

Sylvia Edwards, "HENSON MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.