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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4288 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton3168 
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton2845 
4.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range2700 
5.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528 
6.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225 
7.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 
8.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
9.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930 
10.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast820 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 
11.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642 
12.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast619 
13.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 
14.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
15.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
16.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 

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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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