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Nebraska County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point1654Inter-Platte High Plains11 
2.BannerBanner County High Point1631Inter-Platte High Plains  
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark1602Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains  
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills1512Inter-Platte High Plains  
5.DawesDawes County High Point1475Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains  
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point1439Inter-Platte High Plains  
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point1414Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains  
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point1408Inter-Platte High Plains  
9.SheridanMorton Hill1317Sand Hills  
10.GrantGrant County High Point1286Sand Hills  
11.CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills  
12.GardenGarden County High Point1274Sand Hills  
13.ArthurArthur County High Point1244Sand Hills  
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point1240Inter-Platte High Plains  
15.KeithKeith County High Point1176Inter-Platte High Plains  
16.HookerHooker County High Point1158Sand Hills  
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark1141West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark1137Sand Hills  
19.DundyDundy County High Point1125West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point1113West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
21.ThomasThomas County High Point1049Sand Hills  
22.HayesHayes County High Point1042West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point1039West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark1006Sand Hills  
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark988West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
26.CusterHughes Benchmark959Sand Hills  
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point957West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
28.DawsonDawson County High Point908West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
28.BrownBrown County High Point908Sand Hills  
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point896Sand Hills  
30.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point896West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
32.GosperGosper County High Point841West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
33.LoupLoup County High Point832Sand Hills  
34.RockRock County High Point826Northeast Nebraska Plains  
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point814Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains  
36.ValleyValley County High Point787Northeast Nebraska Plains  
37.HoltHolt County High Point780Northeast Nebraska Plains  
37.FurnasFurnas County High Point780West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point774Northeast Nebraska Plains  
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point771East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point765Northeast Nebraska Plains  
42.ShermanSherman County High Point747Northeast Nebraska Plains  
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point728East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point725Northeast Nebraska Plains  
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point701Northeast Nebraska Plains  
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
46.KearneyKearney County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
48.BooneBoone County High Point674Northeast Nebraska Plains  
49.BoydBoyd County High Point672Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains  
50.HowardHoward County High Point664Northeast Nebraska Plains  
51.AntelopeAntelope County High Point661Northeast Nebraska Plains  
52.AdamsAdams County High Point646East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
52.HallHall County High Point646Northeast Nebraska Plains  
54.WebsterWebster County High Point643East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
55.NanceNance County High Point622Northeast Nebraska Plains  
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point610Northeast Nebraska Plains  
57.MadisonMadison County High Point600Northeast Nebraska Plains  
58.KnoxKnox County High Point588Northeast Nebraska Plains  
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point588East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
60.CedarCedar County High Point585Northeast Nebraska Plains  
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point585East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
62.PiercePierce County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains  
62.PlattePlatte County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains  
64.ClayClay County High Point581East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
65.WayneWayne County High Point579Northeast Nebraska Plains  
66.StantonStanton County High Point567Northeast Nebraska Plains  
67.PolkPolk County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
67.YorkYork County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point527Northeast Nebraska Plains  
71.ThayerThayer County High Point518East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
72.ButlerButler County High Point517East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
73.CumingCuming County High Point515Northeast Nebraska Plains  
74.SalineSaline County High Point506East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
74.DixonDixon County High Point506Northeast Nebraska Plains  
76.SaundersSaunders County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
76.SewardSeward County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point491East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
79.DodgeDodge County High Point485Northeast Nebraska Plains  
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point472Northeast Nebraska Plains  
81.GageGage County High Point469East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
82.PawneePawnee County High Point466East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
83.DakotaDakota County High Point463Northeast Nebraska Plains  
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point463East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point454East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point442East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
87.BurtBurt County High Point436Northeast Nebraska Plains  
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point422Northeast Nebraska Plains  
89.CassCass County High Point418East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point405Northeast Nebraska Plains  
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
93.SarpySarpy County High Point396Northeast Nebraska Plains  

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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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