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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
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Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
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1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4298
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3188
3.OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range2740
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2865
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area116
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine1100
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1232
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast994
11.YorkClark Mountain1340Western Maine Coast860
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast300
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1320Western Maine Coast950
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast639
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast682
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill640Western Maine Coast380

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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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