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Missouri County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains640
2.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains512
3.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains490
4.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau460
5.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau459
6.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains382
7.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains360
8.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau330
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau140
9.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313
10.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains311
11.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains302
12.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains285
13.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills268
14.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois240
15.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains239
16.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains231
17.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228
18.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains220
19.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains210
20.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202
21.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200
21.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau200
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180
24.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains161
25.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau144
25.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains144
27.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau143
28.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142
29.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains140
30.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains123
31.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
32.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118
33.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110
33.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains110
35.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains101
36.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau100
36.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains100
36.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
36.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
40.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99
41.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains98
42.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau90
42.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90
44.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains89
45.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau88
46.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau80
46.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau80
46.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80
46.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau80
46.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains80
51.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72
52.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains71
53.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains66
54.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau65
55.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains63
56.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains60
56.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains60
58.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains50
59.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains43
59.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau43
61.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
61.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
61.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
61.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains40
61.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau40
66.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
66.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
68.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains22
69.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
69.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains20
69.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
69.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau20
69.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
69.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains20
69.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
76.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13
77.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12
78.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
78.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains10
78.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains10
78.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
78.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
78.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
78.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains10
78.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains10
78.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
87.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9
88.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7
89.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3
89.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3
91.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains2
92.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau0
92.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau0
92.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0
92.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau0
92.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0
92.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau0
92.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau0
92.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau0
92.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains0
92.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau0
92.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains0
92.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
92.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains0
113.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau 
113.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains 
113.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 

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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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