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Connecticut Pseudo-County High Points

RankPseudo-CountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2377Southern Taconic Range10 
2.HartfordSouth Johnson Hill1403Southern Taconic Range119 
3.TollandBurley Hill1316Southern New England Upland671 
4.FairfieldFairfield County High Point1295Southern Taconic Range10 
5.WindhamSnow Hill1205Southern New England Upland80 
6.New HavenSouthwest Lindsley Hill Peaks1055Southern Taconic Range  
7.MiddlesexBald Hill Range916Southern New England Upland411 
8.New LondonGates Hill665Southern New England Upland260 

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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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