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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast662 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2230Northern Maine1080 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4250Rangeley-Stratton3178 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1315Western Maine Coast940 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1228 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
3.OxfordOld Speck4170Mahoosuc Range2720 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area106 
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4293 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill635Western Maine Coast370 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton2855 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast629 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast989 
11.YorkClark Mountain1330Western Maine Coast840 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast290 

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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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