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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M 
1.SomersetMount Davis979Northern Allegheny Mountains199
2.BedfordBlue Knob951Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains238
3.FayetteLaurel Hill913Laurel Highlands261
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower908Laurel Highlands79
5.BlairSchaefer Head899Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains183
6.CambriaCambria County High Point872Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains80
7.SusquehannaElk Hill817Northeastern Pennsylvania390
8.WayneMount Ararat810Northeastern Pennsylvania249
9.CentreCentre County High Point802Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains119
10.SullivanNorth Mountain788Northern Allegheny Plateau422
11.PotterLyon Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau298
 Potter or Bailey Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau97
 Potter or White Knoll South786Northern Allegheny Plateau85
12.TiogaCedar Mountain775Northern Allegheny Plateau171
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge750Northern Allegheny Plateau67
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point750Northern Allegheny Plateau 
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges438
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges438
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain744Northern Allegheny Plateau49
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope738Northern Allegheny Plateau0
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge733Northern Allegheny Plateau123
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain732Central Pennsylvania Ridges13
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau268
21.CameronCameron County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau84
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain725Northern Allegheny Plateau48
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower724Northern Allegheny Plateau60
25.ClintonClinton County High Point724Northern Allegheny Plateau236
26.MifflinBroad Mountain713Central Pennsylvania Ridges128
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point708Pocono Plateau147
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain192
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain192
30.WarrenWarren County High Point680Northern Allegheny Plateau241
31.JuniataShade Mountain679Southern Pennsylvania Ridges368
32.MonroeKistler Ledge675Pocono Plateau41
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point664Central Pennsylvania Ridges438
33.CarbonLake Mountain664Pocono Plateau123
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section658Laurel Highlands189
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point658Northern Allegheny Plateau164
35.UnionJones Mountain658Central Pennsylvania Ridges91
38.PikePike County High Point645Pocono Plateau78
39.SchuylkillBears Head638Anthracite Ridges236
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge628South Mountain-Catoctin71
41.ForestForest County High Point596Northern Allegheny Plateau41
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point583Northern Allegheny Plateau108
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill579Northern Allegheny Plateau18
44.ErieErie County High Point579Northern Allegheny Plateau82
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob543Anthracite Ridges159
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain540Anthracite Ridges16
47.VenangoVenango County High Point535Northern Allegheny Plateau60
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point530Northern Allegheny Plateau73
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point517Blue Mountain316
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point512Blue Mountain299
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point510Blue Mountain266
52.GreeneGreene County High Point506Southern Allegheny Plateau104
53.LebanonStony Mountain503Anthracite Ridges21
54.MercerMercer County High Point494Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area162
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark488Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point479Southern Allegheny Plateau83
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point439Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area98
58.YorkStone Head North430South Mountain-Catoctin73
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point427Northern Allegheny Plateau54
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #2427Southern Allegheny Plateau 
60.BeaverBig Knob422Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area87
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #2421Southern Allegheny Plateau61
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope421Northern Allegheny Plateau0
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point360Southeast Pennsylvania Hills6
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain329Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope296Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0
65.MontgomeryMill Hill213Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point152Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill134Southeast Pennsylvania Hills49

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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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