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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M
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Range (Level 5) Prom-M
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Ascent Date
1.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466Unknown
2.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast375Unknown
3.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13102010-07-10
4.OxfordOld Speck1274Mahoosuc Range8352011-01-11
 FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1298Rangeley-Stratton971 
 SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton873 
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area36 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain683Northern Maine335 
 CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast0 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast303 
 YorkClark Mountain408Western Maine Coast262 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast91 
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain402Western Maine Coast289 
 WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast195 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast208 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill195Western Maine Coast116 

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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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