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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains653 
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands  
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260 
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania  
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania  
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau  
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau  
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau  
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau  
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau  
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau  
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau  
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau  
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau  
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain  
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain  
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau  
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau  
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440 
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau  
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau  
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands  
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau  
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges  
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin  
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau  
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau  
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau  
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau  
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges  
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges  
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau  
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau  
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain  
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain  
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain  
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau  
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges  
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau  
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin  
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills161 

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List Description

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.

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