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Kentucky County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain4139Black Mountain1939 
2.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3760Black Mountain360 
3.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3440Cumberland-Stone Mountain80 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains789 
5.LeslieChestnut Knob2640Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains480 
6.PerryDelphia Benchmark2560Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains520 
7.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2400Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains320 
8.FloydFloyd County High Point2360Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains560 
9.KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1082 
10.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2240Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains300 
11.ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains595 
12.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains725 
13.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau709 
14.WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau166 
15.LaurelLaurel County High Point1780Central Cumberland Plateau660 
15.ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau400 
17.OwsleyOwsley County High Point1740Central Cumberland Plateau340 
18.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1700Central Cumberland Plateau40 
19.MadisonBear Mountain1680Central Cumberland Plateau280 
20.RockcastleCruse Ridge1660Central Cumberland Plateau200 
21.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau360 
22.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau113 
23.BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau420 
24.MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau366 
25.EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau611 
26.WolfeWolfe County High Point1500Northern Cumberland Plateau340 
27.JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau520 
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point1460Central Cumberland Plateau60 
29.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau267 
30.PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau520 
30.FlemingSand Mountain1440Northern Cumberland Plateau414 
32.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau515 
33.MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau308 
34.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau340 
34.GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau303 
34.MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau252 
37.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau348 
38.LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau327 
39.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau144 
40.ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau260 
41.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1340Northern Cumberland Plateau300 
42.CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau127 
43.MarionPutnam Knob1280Central Cumberland Plateau380 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point1220Central Cumberland Plateau60 
45.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1200Central Cumberland Plateau260 
45.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau120 
47.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau408 
48.HartFrenchman Knob1180Central Cumberland Plateau420 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point1160Northern Cumberland Plateau480 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau141 
51.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau180 
51.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1140Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
53.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau240 
53.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau195 
53.LarueLarue County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau180 
56.NelsonRohan Knob1100Central Cumberland Plateau400 
57.NicholasNicholas County High Point1080Northern Cumberland Plateau120 
58.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1070Northern Cumberland Plateau140 
58.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1070Northern Cumberland Plateau140 
58.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau70 
58.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau50 
62.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau188 
63.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau40 
64.HardinBlueball Hill1040Central Cumberland Plateau280 
64.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau140 
66.MeadeBee Knob Hill1020Central Cumberland Plateau280 
66.BrackenBracken County High Point1020Northern Cumberland Plateau120 
66.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau60 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau89 
70.BullittDawson Knob1000Central Cumberland Plateau540 
70.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau140 
70.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau100 
70.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau70 
70.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau70 
70.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau60 
76.TrimbleFishers Ridge980Central Cumberland Plateau140 
76.AllenAllen County High Point980Central Cumberland Plateau105 
78.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau316 
79.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau23 
80.WarrenPilot Knob960Central Cumberland Plateau350 
80.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau80 
80.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau60 
80.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau60 
80.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau40 
80.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope960Central Cumberland Plateau20 
86.FranklinWarfield BM950Central Cumberland Plateau110 
87.GallatinGallatin County High Point940Northern Cumberland Plateau240 
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau100 
89.OldhamOldham County High Point930Central Cumberland Plateau60 
89.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau50 
91.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau248 
92.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau140 
92.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau140 
94.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau372 
95.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau280 
95.SpencerSpencer County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau40 
97.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau198 
98.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau352 
99.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau210 
100.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau0 
101.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau233 
102.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau110 
103.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau217 
104.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau140 
105.LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau304 
106.HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau239 
107.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau140 
108.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau203 
109.McLeanBarrett Hill670Central Cumberland Plateau200 
109.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau  
111.WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau250 
111.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee50 
113.HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau168 
114.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
115.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee140 
115.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee8 
117.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
118.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
118.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
118.FultonFulton County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee23 

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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 Kentucky, 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 Carl Mills and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by John Hasch via the web site, and manually verified.


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