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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282014-09-03
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast619 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast820 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42882011-08-27
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31682015-07-04
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28452015-10-04
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27002011-09-25

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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.


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.


     Maine County High Points


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