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Connecticut Pseudo-County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 8, or 100%)

RankPseudo-CountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2372Southern Taconic Range01964-07
2.HartfordSouth Johnson Hill1398Southern Taconic Range1092000-10-04
3.TollandBurley Hill1316Southern New England Upland6662000-10-07
4.FairfieldFairfield County High Point1290Southern Taconic Range 2000-01-11
5.WindhamSnow Hill1200Southern New England Upland702000-10-07
6.New HavenSouthwest Lindsley Hill Peaks1050Southern Taconic Range 2000-10-04
7.MiddlesexBald Hill Range916Southern New England Upland4062000-10-04
8.New LondonGates Hill660Southern New England Upland2502000-10-07

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List Description

List Information

Connecticut is divided into 169 "towns", which handle all local government--that is why the eight 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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