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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
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


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.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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