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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula948
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods620
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185
4.IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods70
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods130
6.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1041
7.OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula394
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula209
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula412
12.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula173
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula900
13.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula364
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula311
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula 
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula30
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula260
19.KalkaskaCherry Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula206
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula164
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249
22.ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula242
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula243
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula714
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula220
26.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula528
26.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula360
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula45
29.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula283
30.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula270
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula 
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula210
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula180
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula167
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula343
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula100
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula182
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula40
40.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula75
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula231
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula64
43.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula293
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula160
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula150
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula258
47.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula90
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula170
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula200
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula368
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula40
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52
55.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula104
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula160
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula150
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula100
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula0
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula110
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula 
62.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula180
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula40
62.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula40
65.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula10
66.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168
67.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula181
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula20
69.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula271
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula60
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula30
70.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula 
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula198
73.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula70
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula65
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula 
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula70
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula70
78.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula103
78.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula60
80.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula58
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula 

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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 Michigan, then 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 1997 by Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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