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Connecticut Pseudo-County High Points

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

RankPseudo-CountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
3.TollandBurley Hill1316Southern New England Upland6662011-03-19 b
5.WindhamSnow Hill1200Southern New England Upland702011-03-19 a
7.MiddlesexBald Hill Range916Southern New England Upland4062010-10-10 b
8.New LondonGates Hill660Southern New England Upland2502010-10-10 c
1.LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2372Southern Taconic Range02002-10
2.HartfordSouth Johnson Hill1398Southern Taconic Range1082010-10-31
4.FairfieldFairfield County High Point1290Southern Taconic Range02011-05-29 b
6.New HavenSouthwest Lindsley Hill Peaks1050Southern Taconic Range 2010-10-10 a

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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.


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.


     Connecticut County High Points


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