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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 Mountains  
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands  
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2990Laurel Highlands280 
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2690Northeastern Pennsylvania  
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania  
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
10.PotterLyon Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Potter or Bailey Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau340 
 Potter or White Knoll South2590Northern Allegheny Plateau300 
11.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau  
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau  
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2450Northern Allegheny Plateau  
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2430Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
19.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2410Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
20.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau  
21.CameronCameron County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau  
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau  
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2390Northern Allegheny Plateau  
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau  
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau  
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2350Central 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 Point2190Central Pennsylvania Ridges1460 
34.CarbonLake Mountain2190Pocono Plateau  
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2170Northern Allegheny Plateau  
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2170Laurel Highlands  
35.UnionJones Mountain2170Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau  
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges  
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2070South Mountain-Catoctin  
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau  
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau  
43.ErieErie County High Point1905Northern Allegheny Plateau  
44.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau  
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1790Anthracite Ridges  
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges  
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau  
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1750Northern Allegheny Plateau  
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain  
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1690Blue Mountain  
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain  
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1670Southern Allegheny Plateau  
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges  
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1610Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau  
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1450Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin  
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1410Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
60.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1390Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
61.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21390Southern Allegheny Plateau  
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 Hills  
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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