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Missouri County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains522
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1760Central Ozark Plateau500
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau164
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1720Saint Francois Mountains400
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau163
6.BarryBarry County High Point1700Central Ozark Plateau120
7.TexasTexas County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau240
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains510
9.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains322
11.HowellHowell County High Point1580Central Ozark Plateau120
12.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau98
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau75
14.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains402
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1500Central Ozark Plateau161
16.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau350
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1500Central Ozark Plateau180
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains119
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains22
19.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains181
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 
21.WayneClark Mountain1460Saint Francois Mountains680
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains120
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau0
24.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau0
25.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau479
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains32
27.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313
28.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0
30.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau10
31.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau90
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains305
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains111
35.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau40
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau10
36.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains230
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
41.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains321
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142
43.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
44.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau53
45.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains120
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau100
47.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains0
48.GentryGentry County High Point1129Mississippi-Missouri River Plains112
49.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7
51.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau110
51.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains20
51.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
51.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau0
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
51.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
51.PerryPerry County High Point1100Saint Francois Mountains60
58.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
58.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains70
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains81
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains20
61.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau20
61.JeffersonVinegar Hill1080Saint Francois Mountains120
64.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99
65.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains83
67.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau10
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains53
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains60
72.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains10
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains160
73.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
75.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9
78.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains241
79.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains60
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200
80.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains20
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains40
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains20
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
86.RipleyRipley County High Point960Central Ozark Plateau80
88.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
89.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains86
90.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
90.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains10
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains140
93.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110
93.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
93.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point910Saint Francois Mountains250
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains143
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
99.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
100.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains70
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains259
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois260
105.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
106.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains109
107.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
109.ScottJackson Hill620Ozark Plateau Foothills288
110.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains154
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13

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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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