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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula958
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1968Wisconsin North Woods636
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185
4.IronIron County High Point1890Wisconsin North Woods90
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods150
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1713Michigan Lower Peninsula414
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1046
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula229
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422
11.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1565Michigan Lower Peninsula183
12.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula422
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1560Michigan Upper Peninsula940
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1550Michigan Lower Peninsula374
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1526Michigan Lower Peninsula321
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1525Michigan Lower Peninsula 
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1520Michigan Lower Peninsula50
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula270
19.KalkaskaCherry Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula216
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula174
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249
22.ClareClare County High Point1398Michigan Lower Peninsula252
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1360Michigan Lower Peninsula253
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1345Michigan Lower Peninsula730
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1320Michigan Lower Peninsula260
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1296Michigan Lower Peninsula61
27.LapeerMount Christie1290Michigan Lower Peninsula538
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1290Michigan Lower Peninsula380
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula290
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula293
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1250Michigan Lower Peninsula 
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula230
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1240Michigan Lower Peninsula200
34.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula359
35.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula177
36.JacksonJackson County High Point1200Michigan Lower Peninsula120
37.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1181Michigan Upper Peninsula192
38.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1181Michigan Lower Peninsula91
40.AlgerAlger County High Point1180Michigan Upper Peninsula60
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula241
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula74
43.CassCass County High Point1160Michigan Lower Peninsula303
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1160Michigan Lower Peninsula180
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1160Michigan Lower Peninsula170
46.BranchBranch County High Point1140Michigan Lower Peninsula110
47.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula268
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula190
49.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1110Michigan Lower Peninsula220
50.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1100Michigan Upper Peninsula378
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula60
54.KentFisk Benchmark1073Michigan Lower Peninsula114
55.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1070Michigan Lower Peninsula180
55.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula170
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1060Michigan Lower Peninsula120
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1060Michigan Upper Peninsula20
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula130
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula 
62.MackinacMaple Hill1010Michigan Upper Peninsula200
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60
62.EatonEaton County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60
65.WayneWayne County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula30
66.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point984Michigan Lower Peninsula191
67.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point970Michigan Lower Peninsula40
69.MasonMason County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula281
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula80
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula50
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula 
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula208
73.ClintonClinton County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula90
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula80
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula 
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula80
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula80
78.ArenacArenac County High Point875Michigan Lower Peninsula108
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula70
80.BayBay County High Point850Michigan Lower Peninsula63
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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