Mountain Home, Texas

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Mountain Home, Texas
unincorporated community
Coordinates: 30°10′29″N 99°22′49″W / 30.17472°N 99.38028°W / 30.17472; -99.38028Coordinates: 30°10′29″N 99°22′49″W / 30.17472°N 99.38028°W / 30.17472; -99.38028
Country United States
State Texas
County Kerr
Elevation 1,909 ft (582 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 96
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-49620[1]
GNIS feature ID 1342167[2]

Mountain Home is an unincorporated community in Kerr County, Texas, United States, at the intersection of State Hwy 27 and State Hwy 41.[3] Although it is unincorporated, Mountain Home has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78058.[4]

The first Mountain Home post office was established in 1879,[5] with Hiram L Nelson as the first Postmaster.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Fisheries Research Station[6] opened on Highway 27 in 1925.

The Texas Catholic Boys Camp[7] was started in Mountain Home in 1951 by the Society of Mary.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Oehler, Herbert E: Mountain Home from the Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 4 June 2010. Texas State Historical Association
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ "Mountain Home Postmasters". Jim Wheat. Retrieved 4 June 2010. Jim Wheat
  6. ^ "Fisheries Research Station". Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "Texas Catholic Boys Camp". TECABOCA. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

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