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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

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RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2489
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2489
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5560Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1120
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2150
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1568
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1317
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2463
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area649
10.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4400Shenandoah Mountain720
11.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2081
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2063
15.WytheComers Rock4120Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers640
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2292
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2292
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges992
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge823
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188
22.NortonNorton City High Point3980Cumberland-Stone Mountain40
23.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1391
24.CraigWhite Rocks3960South-Central Appalachian Ridges160
25.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3940Cumberland-Stone Mountain80
26.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1468
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3800Black Mountain80
28.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3780South Virginia Blue Ridge467
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section690
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1466
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex219
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3680Shenandoah-Middle Section80
33.CarrollFisher Peak3600South Virginia Blue Ridge940
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge432
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge1191
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1194
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section1149
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1533
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains789
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2920South Virginia Blue Ridge40
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges824
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge333
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1285
44.BristolBristol City High Point2180Walker Mountain Complex 
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1118
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1960North Mountain Area460
47.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1940Northern Virginia Blue Ridge920
48.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1920South Central Virginia Blue Ridge149
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont750
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain187
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1760South Virginia Blue Ridge500
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1700Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges340
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont864
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1520South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
56.SalemSalem City High Point1480South Virginia Blue Ridge40
57.CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area595
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1340Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area100
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0
60.LexingtonLexington City High Point1200North Mountain Area60
61.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section517
62.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1180Virginia Piedmont40
63.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont411
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1100Shenandoah-Middle Section40
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point950North Central Appalachian Ridges20
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont93
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain790Virginia Piedmont160
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point760Virginia Piedmont50
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point720Eastern Carolina Piedmont 
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope660South Central Virginia Blue Ridge40
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point640Virginia Piedmont40
72.NottowayNottoway County High Point610Virginia Piedmont20
73.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont86
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point580Virginia Piedmont70
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point560Virginia Piedmont75
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point550Virginia Piedmont20
77.FairfaxFairfax County High Point530Northern Virginia Blue Ridge250
77.CumberlandCumberland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont120
77.GoochlandGoochland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont80
80.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont42
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point500Virginia Piedmont180
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point490Northern Virginia Blue Ridge60
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge107
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge94
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point440Northern Virginia Blue Ridge20
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point420Virginia Piedmont30
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont93
89.HanoverHanover County High Point400Virginia Piedmont30
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point380Virginia Piedmont40
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point360Virginia Piedmont30
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont80
93.ManassasManassas City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge50
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge20
95.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont0
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point290Northern Virginia Blue Ridge50
97.SussexSussex County High Point280Virginia Piedmont30
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point230Virginia Piedmont90
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point220Virginia Piedmont60
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point220Virginia Piedmont30
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont20
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont50
103.New KentNew Kent County High Point190Virginia Piedmont30
105.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont25
106.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont20
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont20
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point160Virginia Piedmont20
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point160Virginia Piedmont20
110.GloucesterGloucester County High Point150Virginia Piedmont60
110.James CityJames City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont60
110.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point150Virginia Piedmont40
110.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont10
114.YorkYork County High Point140Virginia Piedmont50
115.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont30
115.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont20
115.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point130Virginia Piedmont 
118.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont10
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont18
120.Virginia BeachCape Henry105Virginia Piedmont 
121.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont25
122.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point100Virginia Piedmont30
122.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point100Virginia Piedmont23
124.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont15
125.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont0
126.MathewsMathews County High Point75Virginia Piedmont38
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff70Delmarva38
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point65Delmarva33
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont36
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point35Virginia Piedmont28
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point35Virginia Piedmont23
130.HamptonHampton City High Point35Virginia Piedmont8
133.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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