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North Dakota County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
17.DivideDivide County High Point2475Central International Border Area Plains60
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point2555Central International Border Area Plains480
12.WilliamsBull Butte2588Central International Border Area Plains143
23.McLeanDogden Butte2298Central International Border Area Plains273
36.BensonThe Buttes1878Manitoba Area Plains273
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1643Manitoba Area Plains131
43.NelsonBlue Mountain1665Manitoba Area Plains199
15.BottineauBoundary Butte2541Manitoba Area Plains1034
20.RoletteRolette County High Point2405Manitoba Area Plains218
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte2830Southeast Montana Plains800
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430Southeast Montana Plains620
4.BillingsBullion Butte3370Southeast Montana Plains680
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281West-Central Dakota Plains711
19.OliverOliver County High Point2430West-Central Dakota Plains180
18.MercerMercer County High Point2447West-Central Dakota Plains17
13.MortonMorton County High Point2570West-Central Dakota Plains40
7.StarkBrown Benchmark3061West-Central Dakota Plains336
8.HettingerBlack Butte3012West-Central Dakota Plains357
1.SlopeWhite Butte3506West-Central Dakota Plains551
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149West-Central Dakota Plains294
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857West-Central Dakota Plains372
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447West-Central Dakota Plains262
11.SiouxSioux County High Point2655West-Central Dakota Plains60
39.EddyDevils Thumb1764East Central Dakota Plains262
22.KidderKidder County High Point2325East Central Dakota Plains400
25.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271East Central Dakota Plains306
29.DickeyDickey County High Point2245East Central Dakota Plains220
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point1598East Central Dakota Plains163
16.BurkeBurke County High Point2532Central International Border Area Plains347
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains320
52.CassCass County High Point1283East Central Dakota Plains126
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point1683Manitoba Area Plains148
35.FosterFoster County High Point1965East Central Dakota Plains10
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point1535East Central Dakota Plains30
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point1735East Central Dakota Plains210
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2085East Central Dakota Plains110
24.LoganLogan County High Point2275East Central Dakota Plains470
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point2185Central International Border Area Plains40
50.PembinaPembina County High Point1455Manitoba Area Plains10
37.PiercePierce County High Point1855Central International Border Area Plains300
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490East Central Dakota Plains115
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point2005Central International Border Area Plains3
51.RichlandRichland County High Point1295Sioux River Upland100
40.SargentSargent County High Point1745Sioux River Upland10
26.SheridanProphet Mountains2255East Central Dakota Plains293
47.SteeleSteele County High Point1575East Central Dakota Plains70
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2145East Central Dakota Plains230
38.TownerTowner County High Point1783Manitoba Area Plains11
53.TraillTraill County High Point1205East Central Dakota Plains10
44.WalshWalsh County High Point1658Manitoba Area Plains6
21.WardWard County High Point2365Central International Border Area Plains50
26.WellsWells County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains40
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2175East Central Dakota Plains180
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point2171East Central Dakota Plains376

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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 North Dakota, 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 1997 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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