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Michigan County High Points

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