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Maryland County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3370Northern Allegheny Mountains100
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains 
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2150South Mountain-Catoctin1480
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1910South Mountain-Catoctin 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1130South Mountain-Catoctin 
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point970South Mountain-Catoctin 
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point890South Mountain-Catoctin 
7.HowardHoward County High Point890South Mountain-Catoctin 
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin 
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin 
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point445South Mountain-Catoctin 
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland 
14.CharlesCharles County High Point230South Central Maryland 
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland 
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva 
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point92Delmarva 
19.TalbotTalbot County High Point90Delmarva 
20.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point65Delmarva 
23.WorcesterWorcester County High Point62Delmarva 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point52Delmarva 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Maryland, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.


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