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Mexico State High Points

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RankStatePeak Elev-M
Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
 PueblaPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 VeracruzPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl5420Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl5420Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche4440Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 JaliscoNevado de Colima4280Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ChiapasVolcán Tacaná4067Chiapas Ranges 
 Ciudad de MéxicoCerro Ajusco3937Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MichoacánCerro Tancítaro3840Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ColimaVolcán de Colima3840Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 CoahuilaCerro San Rafael3740Sierra Madre Oriental 
 Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí3720Sierra Madre Oriental 
 OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento3720Sierra Madre del Sur 
 GuerreroCerro Teotepec3560Sierra Madre del Sur 
 TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada3520Sierra Madre Oriental 
 HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán3380Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano3380Mexican Plateau 
 QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano3380Mexican Plateau 
 DurangoCerro Gordo3362Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora3313Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ZacatecasCerro El Refugio3200Mexican Plateau 
 San Luis PotosíCerro Grande3200Mexican Plateau 
 Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo3095Baja California 
 AguascalientesSierra Fría3040Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco2965Sierra Madre Occidental 
 NayaritCerro Del Faro2780Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SonoraCerro San Jose2720Mexican Plateau 
 Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point2100Baja California 
 TabascoTabasco High Point1180Chiapas Ranges 
 CampecheCerro Champerico400Yucatan 
 Quintana RooCerro El Charro250Yucatan 
 YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz210Yucatan 

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List Description

There are 31 States in Mexico, plus the Distrito Federal of Mexico City, for a total of 32 state equivalents. Owing to the state of mapping in Mexico, many of these peaks on this list are tentative and not particularly precise. Relatively good 1:50,000 topo maps exist for the country, but they do not always show the state lines very well.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1991 by Andy Martin. An excellent source, with "Certainty" ratings for each peak as to whether or not it is the high point.
  • My own research, checking, and judgement calls.
  • Internet sites listed below.
  • Links

         Mexico State High Points
         XPMexico--Mountains of Mexico


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