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Connecticut Pseudo-County High Points

RankPseudo-CountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope723Southern Taconic Range0 
2.HartfordSouth Johnson Hill426Southern Taconic Range33 
3.TollandBurley Hill401Southern New England Upland203 
4.FairfieldFairfield County High Point393Southern Taconic Range0 
5.WindhamSnow Hill366Southern New England Upland22 
6.New HavenSouthwest Lindsley Hill Peaks320Southern Taconic Range  
7.MiddlesexBald Hill Range279Southern New England Upland124 
8.New LondonGates Hill201Southern New England Upland76 

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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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