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Nebraska County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point1654Inter-Platte High Plains11 
2.BannerBanner County High Point1631Inter-Platte High Plains12 
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark1602Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains78 
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills1512Inter-Platte High Plains73 
5.DawesDawes County High Point1475Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains12 
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point1439Inter-Platte High Plains3 
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point1414Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains6 
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point1408Inter-Platte High Plains24 
9.SheridanMorton Hill1317Sand Hills134 
10.GrantGrant County High Point1286Sand Hills98 
11.CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills75 
12.GardenGarden County High Point1274Sand Hills98 
13.ArthurArthur County High Point1244Sand Hills91 
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point1241Inter-Platte High Plains9 
15.KeithKeith County High Point1177Inter-Platte High Plains49 
16.HookerHooker County High Point1158Sand Hills79 
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark1141West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains52 
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark1137Sand Hills100 
19.DundyDundy County High Point1125West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains37 
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point1113West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains2 
21.ThomasThomas County High Point1049Sand Hills43 
22.HayesHayes County High Point1045West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains49 
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point1042West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains43 
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark1006Sand Hills61 
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark988West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains12 
26.CusterHughes Benchmark959Sand Hills81 
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point958West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains25 
28.BrownBrown County High Point908Sand Hills49 
28.DawsonDawson County High Point908West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains40 
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point896Sand Hills61 
30.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point896West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains24 
32.GosperGosper County High Point841West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains37 
33.LoupLoup County High Point832Sand Hills27 
34.RockRock County High Point826Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point814Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains9 
36.ValleyValley County High Point787Northeast Nebraska Plains28 
37.HoltHolt County High Point780Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
37.FurnasFurnas County High Point780West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains12 
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point774Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point771East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point765Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
42.ShermanSherman County High Point747Northeast Nebraska Plains37 
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point728East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point725Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point701Northeast Nebraska Plains37 
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
46.KearneyKearney County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
48.BooneBoone County High Point674Northeast Nebraska Plains34 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point672Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
50.HowardHoward County High Point664Northeast Nebraska Plains18 
51.AntelopeAntelope County High Point661Northeast Nebraska Plains49 
52.AdamsAdams County High Point646East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
52.HallHall County High Point646Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
54.WebsterWebster County High Point643East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
55.NanceNance County High Point622Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point610Northeast Nebraska Plains3 
57.MadisonMadison County High Point600Northeast Nebraska Plains12 
58.KnoxKnox County High Point588Northeast Nebraska Plains67 
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point588East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
60.CedarCedar County High Point585Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point585East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
62.PiercePierce County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
62.PlattePlatte County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
64.ClayClay County High Point581East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
65.WayneWayne County High Point579Northeast Nebraska Plains43 
66.StantonStanton County High Point567Northeast Nebraska Plains27 
67.PolkPolk County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
67.YorkYork County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point527Northeast Nebraska Plains3 
71.ThayerThayer County High Point518East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
72.ButlerButler County High Point517East Kansas-Nebraska Plains27 
73.CumingCuming County High Point515Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
74.DixonDixon County High Point506Northeast Nebraska Plains37 
74.SalineSaline County High Point506East Kansas-Nebraska Plains21 
76.SaundersSaunders County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
76.SewardSeward County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains7 
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point491East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
79.DodgeDodge County High Point485Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point472Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
81.GageGage County High Point469East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
82.PawneePawnee County High Point466East Kansas-Nebraska Plains73 
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point463East Kansas-Nebraska Plains27 
83.DakotaDakota County High Point463Northeast Nebraska Plains12 
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point454East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3 
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point442East Kansas-Nebraska Plains18 
87.BurtBurt County High Point436Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point422Northeast Nebraska Plains41 
89.CassCass County High Point418East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point405Northeast Nebraska Plains24 
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
93.SarpySarpy County High Point396Northeast Nebraska Plains37 

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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 Nebraska, 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 1994 by David Olson, Andy Martin, and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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