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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Lanny Wexler's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 133, or 11.28%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24891993-06-05
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24891993-06-05
3.FairfaxFairfax County High Point530Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2502009-04-05
3.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point490Northern Virginia Blue Ridge602009-04-05
3.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge942009-04-05
3.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point440Northern Virginia Blue Ridge202009-04-05
7.ManassasManassas City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge502009-04-06
7.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge202009-04-06
7.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point290Northern Virginia Blue Ridge502009-04-06
10.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge12852012-03-27
10.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1940Northern Virginia Blue Ridge9202012-03-27
10.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02012-03-27
13.NorthamptonButlers Bluff70Delmarva382015-04-02
13.AccomackAccomack County High Point65Delmarva332015-04-02
15.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section11942017-04-02
 WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5560Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1120 
 TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2150 
 RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1568 
 HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396 
 BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1317 
 AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2463 
 BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area649 
 RockinghamFlagpole Knob4400Shenandoah Mountain720 
 GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2081 
 BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845 
 BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845 
 WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2063 
 WytheComers Rock4120Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers640 
 AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges992 
 AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2292 
 RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2292 
 NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge823 
 MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188 
 PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188 
 NortonNorton City High Point3980Cumberland-Stone Mountain40 
 FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1391 
 CraigWhite Rocks3960South-Central Appalachian Ridges160 
 ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3940Cumberland-Stone Mountain80 
 RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1468 
 LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3800Black Mountain80 
 MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3780South Virginia Blue Ridge467 
 RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section690 
 BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1466 
 PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex219 
 GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3680Shenandoah-Middle Section80 
 CarrollFisher Peak3600South Virginia Blue Ridge940 
 PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge432 
 FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge1191 
 AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section1149 
 ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1533 
 DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains789 
 GalaxGalax City High Point2920South Virginia Blue Ridge40 
 FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges824 
 RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge333 
 BristolBristol City High Point2180Walker Mountain Complex  
 PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1118 
 StauntonBetsey Bell1960North Mountain Area460 
 WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1920South Central Virginia Blue Ridge149 
 HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont750 
 HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain187 
 Roanoke cityMill Mountain1760South Virginia Blue Ridge500 
 CovingtonCovington City High Point1700Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges340 
 BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont864 
 Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1520South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
 SalemSalem City High Point1480South Virginia Blue Ridge40 
 CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area595 
 LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1340Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area100 
 Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 LexingtonLexington City High Point1200North Mountain Area60 
 OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section517 
 MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1180Virginia Piedmont40 
 AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont411 
 CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1100Shenandoah-Middle Section40 
 WinchesterWinchester City High Point950North Central Appalachian Ridges20 
 CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont93 
 Prince EdwardLyle Mountain790Virginia Piedmont160 
 HalifaxHalifax County High Point760Virginia Piedmont50 
 DanvilleDanville City High Point720Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope660South Central Virginia Blue Ridge40 
 LunenburgLunenburg County High Point640Virginia Piedmont40 
 NottowayNottoway County High Point610Virginia Piedmont20 
 MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont86 
 LouisaLouisa County High Point580Virginia Piedmont70 
 FluvannaFluvanna County High Point560Virginia Piedmont75 
 SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point550Virginia Piedmont20 
 CumberlandCumberland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont120 
 GoochlandGoochland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont80 
 AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont42 
 PowhatanPowhatan County High Point500Virginia Piedmont180 
 BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37 
 StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge107 
 DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point420Virginia Piedmont30 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont93 
 HanoverHanover County High Point400Virginia Piedmont30 
 Richmond cityRichmond City High Point380Virginia Piedmont40 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point360Virginia Piedmont30 
 HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont80 
 GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont0 
 SussexSussex County High Point280Virginia Piedmont30 
 FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont  
 King GeorgeKing George County High Point230Virginia Piedmont90 
 King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point220Virginia Piedmont60 
 King WilliamKing William County High Point220Virginia Piedmont30 
 EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont20 
 WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont50 
 New KentNew Kent County High Point190Virginia Piedmont30 
 PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont25 
 RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont20 
 Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont20 
 EmporiaEmporia City High Point160Virginia Piedmont20 
 NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point160Virginia Piedmont20 
 SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point150Virginia Piedmont40 
 GloucesterGloucester County High Point150Virginia Piedmont60 
 James CityJames City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont60 
 Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont10 
 YorkYork County High Point140Virginia Piedmont50 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
 LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont30 
 SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont20 
 MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont10 
 Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont18 
 Virginia BeachCape Henry105Virginia Piedmont  
 SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont25 
 Franklin cityFranklin City High Point100Virginia Piedmont23 
 Newport NewsNewport News City High Point100Virginia Piedmont30 
 Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont15 
 HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont0 
 MathewsMathews County High Point75Virginia Piedmont38 
 NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont36 
 ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point35Virginia Piedmont23 
 HamptonHampton City High Point35Virginia Piedmont8 
 PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point35Virginia Piedmont28 
 PoquosonPoquoson City High Point15Virginia Piedmont8 

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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 Virginia, 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 1995 by Mike Kornbau, reviewed by Fred Lobdell, Carl Mills, Andy Martin, and Darryl Montgomery.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Don Desrosiers via the web site, and manually verified.


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