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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

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RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva28
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge30
77.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont32
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825
10.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2041
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2130
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1528
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area420
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1426
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section1109
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges952
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1265
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge880
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
44.BristolBristol City High Point2160Walker Mountain Complex 
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1480South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1371
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva33
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge1171
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain0
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area60
121.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont10
108.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont0
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont83
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont18
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont83
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area609
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont8
15.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers560
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges280
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section497
78.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont100
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point700Eastern Carolina Piedmont 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont10
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2423
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont0
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont10
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge40
78.FairfaxFairfax County High Point520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge230
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
33.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge900
11.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain640
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont65
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont13
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge0
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont40
78.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont60
93.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont0
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont30
130.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont3
89.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont10
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain167
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section0
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont70
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2043
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1154
123.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont0
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge313
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
62.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont401
114.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont20
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope640South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area20
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain0
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396
57.CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area575
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont50
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont20
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont140
93.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge30
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont0
126.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont33
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont76
117.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont0
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1493
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge460
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge84
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section0
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2449
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2449
105.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont10
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont10
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont36
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont0
23.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain0
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont0
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1277
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont15
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains749
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges804
25.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1448
27.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge447
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont3
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont23
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont160
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont10
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont20
105.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont10
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge412
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272
56.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge0
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1098
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont20
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont844
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont0
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge97
120.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont25
114.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont10
97.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont10
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section650
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge783
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont730
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex199
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1880South Central Virginia Blue Ridge109
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont40
24.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges120
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1040
117.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point120Virginia Piedmont 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges0
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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