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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains663 
2.BedfordBlue Knob3130Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains800 
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands864 
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2990Laurel Highlands280 
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602 
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains272 
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2690Northeastern Pennsylvania1295 
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania826 
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains400 
10.PotterLyon Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau1000 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau340 
 Potter or White Knoll South2590Northern Allegheny Plateau300 
11.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1395 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau573 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2470Northern Allegheny Plateau240 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2450Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2430Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
19.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2410Central Pennsylvania Ridges60 
20.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau415 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau900 
21.CameronCameron County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau287 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2390Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau206 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau785 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2350Central Pennsylvania Ridges440 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau493 
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau801 
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1218 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau145 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2190Central Pennsylvania Ridges1460 
33.CarbonLake Mountain2190Pocono Plateau414 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2170Laurel Highlands640 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2170Northern Allegheny Plateau560 
35.UnionJones Mountain2170Central Pennsylvania Ridges320 
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau265 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges784 
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2070South Mountain-Catoctin244 
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau144 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau358 
43.ErieErie County High Point1905Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
44.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau71 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1790Anthracite Ridges540 
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges61 
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau205 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1750Northern Allegheny Plateau260 
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1045 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1690Blue Mountain1000 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1670Southern Allegheny Plateau360 
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges81 
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area536 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1610Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau282 
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1450Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area340 
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin247 
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1410Northern Allegheny Plateau187 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
60.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1390Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
61.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area293 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21390Southern Allegheny Plateau220 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1190Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1090Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope975Southeast Pennsylvania Hills10 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill710Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point505Southeast Pennsylvania Hills50 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills166 

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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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