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RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAIN. Rattlesnake Mountain is seven miles northeast of Desdemona and two miles east of State Highway 16 in extreme eastern Eastland County (at 32°22' N, 98°31' W). Its summit, at an elevation of 1,618 feet above sea level, rises 368 feet above State Highway 16.

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"RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.