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Rhode Island Pseudo-County High Points

RankPseudo-CountyPeak Elev-Ft
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Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
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Ascent Date
1.ProvidenceJerimoth Hill812Southern New England Upland202 
2.KentBald Hill629Southern New England Upland149 
3.WashingtonWashington County High Point570Southern New England Upland160 
4.NewportPocasset Hill325Southern New England Upland186 
5.BristolMount Hope227Southern New England Upland217 

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List Description

List Information

Rhode Island is divided into 39 "towns", which handle all local government--that is why the five counties are called "pseudo-counties" for this list, since they have no political reality. The counties do exist as a strong, well-established convention for grouping the towns, though, and as such the county high points are a good 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 Fred Lobdell and Roy Schweiker.

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