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Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet

Showing Fred Lobdell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (41 out of 42, or 97.62%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Central Blue Ridge Ranges1986-08-25 a
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1986-08-25 b
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1986-08-25 b
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Great Smoky Mountains1996-08-05 c
5.NC-JacksonRichland Balsam6410Central Blue Ridge Ranges1996-05-17
6.NC-BuncombePotato Knob6400Central Blue Ridge Ranges1996-08-07 a
7.TN-CockeOld Black6370Great Smoky Mountains1996-08-05 b
8.NH-CoösMount Washington6288White Mountains1969-07-05
9.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges1995-10-22 d
9.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges1995-10-22 d
11.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Western Blue Ridge Ranges1995-10-22 c
12.NC-TransylvaniaChestnut Bald6000Central Blue Ridge Ranges1995-11-23 b
13.NC-CaldwellGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-10-23
13.NC-WataugaGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-10-23
15.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1969-04-05 a
15.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1969-04-05 a
17.NC-McDowellThe Pinnacle5665Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-07-15
18.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Southern Blue Ridge Front1996-10-24 a
19.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Great Smoky Mountains1996-10-25 b
20.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Western Blue Ridge Ranges1996-12-26 c
21.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Western Blue Ridge Ranges1996-12-26 a
22.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Western Blue Ridge Ranges1997-03-13
23.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-11-25
23.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-11-25
25.TN-MonroeHaw Knob5472Southern Blue Ridge Front1996-10-24 b
26.NY-EssexMount Marcy5344Adirondack Mountains1962-08-27
27.NC-HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280Central Blue Ridge Ranges1995-11-24
28.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Longfellow Mountains1963-07-04
29.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240White Mountains1996-07-16 a
30.NC-AsheThe Peak5160Western Blue Ridge Ranges1999-03-06
31.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Central Blue Ridge Ranges1998-03-11
32.NC-CherokeeCounty Corner Point5060Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
33.WV-PendletonSpruce Knob4861Allegheny Mountains1968-10-20
34.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Western Blue Ridge Ranges1998-07-16 b
35.WV-PocahontasThorny Flat4848Allegheny Mountains1999-06-08 b
36.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1980-05-21 b
36.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1980-05-21 b
38.WV-RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Allegheny Mountains1999-06-11
39.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Southern Appalachian Ridges2000-05-19 b
40.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696Southern Blue Ridge Front1997-12-26
41.VA-RussellBeartown Mountain4689Southern Appalachian Ridges2001-06-09
42.VA-HighlandLittle Ridge4546Central Appalachian Ridges1999-06-07 a

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List Description

List Info

This list shows all the peaks that are over 4,500 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) east of the Missisppi River in the United States. It is interesting to note that Mount Mitchell gives Yancey County a national rank of #315 out of the 3141 counties. This means that almost exactly 10% of U.S. counties are higher than the highest one in the east. Mount Washington would rank Coos County #335.

Acknowledgements

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by Carl Mills, Fred Lobdell, Michael Kornbau, and Andy Martin.
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