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Missouri County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain540Saint Francois Mountains156 
2.WrightLead Hill532Central Ozark Plateau44 
3.WebsterWebster County High Point530Central Ozark Plateau140 
4.DouglasPainter Benchmark519Central Ozark Plateau44 
5.ReynoldsProffit Mountain518Saint Francois Mountains110 
6.BarryBarry County High Point512Central Ozark Plateau24 
7.TexasTexas County High Point506Central Ozark Plateau61 
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain503Saint Francois Mountains149 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point482Central Ozark Plateau0 
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain482Saint Francois Mountains92 
11.HowellHowell County High Point475Central Ozark Plateau24 
12.GreeneGreene County High Point463Central Ozark Plateau27 
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point462Central Ozark Plateau20 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain458Saint Francois Mountains116 
15.OzarkRomance Lookout454Central Ozark Plateau101 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge451Central Ozark Plateau43 
16.TaneyPinnacle Northeast451Central Ozark Plateau43 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest446Boston Mountains36 
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point446Boston Mountains1 
19.DentDent County High Point445Saint Francois Mountains49 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark445Central Ozark Plateau  
21.WayneClark Mountain439Saint Francois Mountains195 
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest421Saint Francois Mountains30 
22.DallasDallas County High Point421Central Ozark Plateau0 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point415Central Ozark Plateau0 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain414Central Ozark Plateau140 
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point412Saint Francois Mountains7 
27.CarterStegall Mountain411Central Ozark Plateau95 
28.PolkBlue Mound405Central Ozark Plateau36 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point402Central Ozark Plateau0 
30.DadeDade County High Point387Central Ozark Plateau0 
31.CamdenCamden County High Point381Central Ozark Plateau24 
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills379Saint Francois Mountains87 
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point372Mississippi-Missouri River Plains31 
35.MariesMaries County High Point372Central Ozark Plateau6 
36.JasperJasper County High Point369Central Ozark Plateau0 
36.WorthDevils Horn369Mississippi-Missouri River Plains27 
38.PlattePlatte County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains24 
38.BuchananBuchanan County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains64 
38.HarrisonHarrison County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
41.MorganMorgan County High Point360Osage-Missouri Plains95 
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains43 
43.HoltHolt County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains34 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point351Central Ozark Plateau13 
45.BentonBenton County High Point351Osage-Missouri Plains34 
46.BartonBarton County High Point347Central Ozark Plateau27 
47.CassCass County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains0 
48.GentryGentry County High Point340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2 
51.CedarCedar County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau30 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains3 
51.MercerMercer County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
51.MillerMiller County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau0 
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
51.RayRay County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
57.ClayClay County High Point332Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
57.GasconadeGasconade County High Point332Saint Francois Mountains18 
59.JohnsonJohnson County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains22 
60.PerryPerry County High Point329Saint Francois Mountains6 
60.LafayetteLafayette County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains3 
60.OregonOregon County High Point329Central Ozark Plateau0 
63.SullivanSullivan County High Point327Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4 
64.DaviessDaviess County High Point324Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
64.OsageOsage County High Point324Saint Francois Mountains19 
66.JeffersonVinegar Hill323Saint Francois Mountains24 
66.AdairAdair County High Point323Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
66.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point323Central Ozark Plateau0 
69.BatesBates County High Point321Osage-Missouri Plains13 
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point317Saint Francois Mountains12 
72.PettisPettis County High Point314Osage-Missouri Plains0 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark311Osage-Missouri Plains43 
73.MaconMacon County High Point311Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
75.LinnLinn County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point306Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
78.PikeBuffalo Knob305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70 
79.VernonVernon County High Point305Osage-Missouri Plains15 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point302Mississippi-Missouri River Plains61 
80.HenryHenry County High Point302Osage-Missouri Plains3 
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point299Saint Francois Mountains6 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point299Mississippi-Missouri River Plains55 
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point296Osage-Missouri Plains3 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point293Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
87.AudrainAudrain County High Point290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
88.WarrenWarren County High Point288Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
89.BooneBoone County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
89.CooperCooper County High Point287Osage-Missouri Plains0 
89.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
89.RipleyRipley County High Point287Central Ozark Plateau12 
93.HowardHoward County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
95.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point275Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
96.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point274Saint Francois Mountains67 
96.ScotlandScotland County High Point274Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point271Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
99.CharitonChariton County High Point268Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
100.SalineSaline County High Point265Osage-Missouri Plains18 
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains73 
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point250South and Central Illinois73 
105.ClarkClark County High Point235Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
106.ButlerButler County High Point234Saint Francois Mountains27 
107.MarionMarion County High Point232Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
108.LewisLewis County High Point229Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
109.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill187Saint Francois Mountains44 
110.ScottJackson Hill183Ozark Plateau Foothills82 
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point177Ozark Plateau Foothills69 
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point163Ozark Plateau Foothills62 
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills1 
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills1 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point88Ozark Plateau Foothills4 

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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 Missouri, 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 1996 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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