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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4288 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range2700 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2845 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast820 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast619 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.

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