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Mexico State High Points

RankStatePeak Elev-M Range (Level 3)
24.AguascalientesSierra Fría3020Sierra Madre Occidental
23.Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo3095Baja California
28.Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point2080Baja California
30.CampecheCerro Champerico390Yucatan
7.ChiapasVolcán Tacaná4067Chiapas Ranges
20.ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora3303Sierra Madre Occidental
11.CoahuilaCerro San Rafael3720Sierra Madre Oriental
10.ColimaVolcán de Colima3820Cordillera Neovolcanica
8.Distrito FederalCerro Ajusco3937Cordillera Neovolcanica
19.DurangoCerro Gordo3352Sierra Madre Occidental
17.GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano3360Mexican Plateau
14.GuerreroCerro Teotepec3540Sierra Madre del Sur
16.HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán3370Cordillera Neovolcanica
6.JaliscoNevado de Colima4260Cordillera Neovolcanica
3.MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl5400Cordillera Neovolcanica
9.MichoacánCerro Tancítaro3840Cordillera Neovolcanica
3.MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl5400Cordillera Neovolcanica
26.NayaritCerro Del Faro2760Sierra Madre Occidental
11.Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí3720Sierra Madre Oriental
13.OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento3700Sierra Madre del Sur
1.PueblaPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica
17.QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano3360Mexican Plateau
31.Quintana RooCerro El Charro240Yucatan
22.San Luis PotosíCerro Grande3180Mexican Plateau
25.SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco2955Sierra Madre Occidental
27.SonoraCerro San Jose2700Mexican Plateau
29.TabascoTabasco High Point1160Chiapas Ranges
15.TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada3500Sierra Madre Oriental
5.TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche4420Cordillera Neovolcanica
1.VeracruzPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica
32.YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz210Yucatan
21.ZacatecasCerro El Refugio3200Mexican Plateau

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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

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         XPMexico--Mountains of Mexico


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