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Connecticut Pseudo-County High Points

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

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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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