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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 Mountains 
3.FayetteLaurel Hill913Laurel Highlands 
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower908Laurel Highlands79
5.BlairSchaefer Head899Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 
6.CambriaCambria County High Point872Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 
7.SusquehannaElk Hill817Northeastern Pennsylvania 
8.WayneMount Ararat810Northeastern Pennsylvania 
9.CentreCentre County High Point802Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 
10.SullivanNorth Mountain788Northern Allegheny Plateau 
11.PotterLyon Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau 
 Potter or Bailey Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau97
 Potter or White Knoll South786Northern Allegheny Plateau85
12.TiogaCedar Mountain775Northern Allegheny Plateau 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point750Northern Allegheny Plateau 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge750Northern Allegheny Plateau 
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain744Northern Allegheny Plateau 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope738Northern Allegheny Plateau0
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge733Northern Allegheny Plateau 
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain732Central Pennsylvania Ridges 
21.CameronCameron County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain725Northern Allegheny Plateau 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower724Northern Allegheny Plateau 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point724Northern Allegheny Plateau 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain713Central Pennsylvania Ridges 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point708Pocono Plateau 
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain 
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain 
30.WarrenWarren County High Point680Northern Allegheny Plateau 
31.JuniataShade Mountain679Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge675Pocono Plateau 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point664Central Pennsylvania Ridges438
33.CarbonLake Mountain664Pocono Plateau 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point658Northern Allegheny Plateau 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section658Laurel Highlands 
35.UnionJones Mountain658Central Pennsylvania Ridges 
38.PikePike County High Point645Pocono Plateau 
39.SchuylkillBears Head638Anthracite Ridges 
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge628South Mountain-Catoctin 
41.ForestForest County High Point596Northern Allegheny Plateau 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point583Northern Allegheny Plateau 
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill579Northern Allegheny Plateau 
44.ErieErie County High Point579Northern Allegheny Plateau 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob543Anthracite Ridges 
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain540Anthracite Ridges 
47.VenangoVenango County High Point535Northern Allegheny Plateau 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point530Northern Allegheny Plateau 
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point517Blue Mountain 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point512Blue Mountain 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point510Blue Mountain 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point506Southern Allegheny Plateau 
53.LebanonStony Mountain503Anthracite Ridges 
54.MercerMercer County High Point494Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark488Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point479Southern Allegheny Plateau 
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point439Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 
58.YorkStone Head North430South Mountain-Catoctin 
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point427Northern Allegheny Plateau 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #2427Southern Allegheny Plateau 
60.BeaverBig Knob422Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #2421Southern Allegheny Plateau 
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 Hills 
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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