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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Mike Stinson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (30 out of 133, or 22.56%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva28 
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section11092005-03-19
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge30 
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges952 
77.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont322001-05-09
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272Unknown
62.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont4012001-06-07
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge84 
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area24231998-06-03
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1277 
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28252005-04-16
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area609 
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28252005-04-16
44.BristolBristol City High Point2160Walker Mountain Complex  
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37 
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1426 
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont8442005-04-22
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1480South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
57.CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area568 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont10 
33.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge900 
108.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont832001-06-03
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope640South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont18 
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont83 
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont8 
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges280 
24.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges120 
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
78.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont100 
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point700Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains749 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont102005-01-29
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont10 
78.FairfaxGantt Hill520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge40 
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1265 
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1371 
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont652005-04-04
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge1171 
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont13 
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges804 
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont  
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge  
10.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2041Unknown
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont40 
78.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont60 
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491980-06-13
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section02001-05-31
93.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont  
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont30 
130.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont3 
89.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont10 
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain167 
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont70 
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont730 
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396 
123.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
122.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont15 
111.James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont40 
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont40 
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont70 
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont10 
114.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont20 
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain0 
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area20 
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge880 
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont502005-04-04
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont20 
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area60Unknown
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21481986
93.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge30 
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont  
126.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont33 
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont762005-04-11
117.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
27.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge447 
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge783Unknown
105.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont10 
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont10 
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont36 
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva33 
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
23.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain  
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont02003-07-07
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section497 
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21481986
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge412 
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont15 
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1098 
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont3 
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont23 
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont1602005-03-17
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont140Unknown
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont10 
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex199 
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge313 
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section6502001-05-31
105.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont10 
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont202005-04-25
25.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1448 
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge460 
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272Unknown
11.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain640 
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1528 
56.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1493 
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491980-06-13
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont20 
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont  
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge97 
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area420Unknown
120.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont25 
114.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont10 
97.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont10 
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2130 
121.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont  
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1154 
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1040Unknown
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1880South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont40 
117.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain20432002-07-11
15.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers560 
114.YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont30 

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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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