SHOE PEG MOUNTAIN. Shoe Peg Mountain is five miles north of Montell in far northwestern Uvalde County (at 29°37' N, 100°01' W). With an elevation of 1,730 feet above sea level, its summit rises approximately 370 feet above nearby Farm Road 55 where the road crosses the Nueces River near the Real-Uvalde county line.

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