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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
(Avg)
Ascent Date
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain680Northern Maine329 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast301 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain401Western Maine Coast287 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast192 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast202 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast375 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill194Western Maine Coast113 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast0 
11.YorkClark Mountain405Western Maine Coast256 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast88 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area32 
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area1309 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1295Rangeley-Stratton Ranges969 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges870 
3.OxfordOld Speck1271Mahoosuc Range829 

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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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