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Kentucky County High Points

Showing Roxanne Everett's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 120, or 0.83%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain4139Black Mountain19192004-05-23
2.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3740Black Mountain320 
3.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3420Cumberland-Stone Mountain40 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains769 
5.LesliePeters Knob2620Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains640 
6.PerryDelphia Benchmark2540Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains480 
7.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2380Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains280 
8.FloydFloyd County High Point2340Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains520 
9.KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1072 
10.ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains575 
11.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2230Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains280 
12.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains715 
13.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau699 
14.WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau166 
15.ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau390 
16.LaurelLaurel County High Point1770Central Cumberland Plateau640 
17.OwsleyOwsley County High Point1730Central Cumberland Plateau320 
18.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1690Central Cumberland Plateau20 
19.MadisonBear Mountain1670Central Cumberland Plateau260 
20.RockcastleCruse Ridge1650Central Cumberland Plateau180 
21.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau340 
22.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau103 
23.BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau400 
24.MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau346 
25.EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau601 
26.WolfeWolfe County High Point1490Northern Cumberland Plateau330 
27.JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau500 
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point1450Central Cumberland Plateau40 
29.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau257 
30.PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau510 
31.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau505 
32.FlemingSand Mountain1430Northern Cumberland Plateau404 
33.MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau298 
34.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau330 
34.GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau303 
34.MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau252 
37.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau338 
38.LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau317 
39.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau134 
40.ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau250 
41.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1330Northern Cumberland Plateau280 
42.CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau117 
43.MarionPutnam Knob1270Central Cumberland Plateau360 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point1210Central Cumberland Plateau40 
45.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau110 
46.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1190Central Cumberland Plateau240 
47.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau403 
48.HartFrenchman Knob1170Central Cumberland Plateau400 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point1150Northern Cumberland Plateau460 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau131 
51.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau170 
52.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1130Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
53.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau230 
53.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau195 
55.LarueLarue County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau160 
56.NelsonRohan Knob1095Central Cumberland Plateau390 
57.NicholasNicholas County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau100 
57.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau65 
57.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau45 
60.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau183 
61.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1065Northern Cumberland Plateau130 
61.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1065Northern Cumberland Plateau130 
63.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau35 
64.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau130 
65.HardinBlueball Hill1030Central Cumberland Plateau260 
66.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau50 
67.MeadeBee Knob Hill1010Central Cumberland Plateau260 
67.BrackenBracken County High Point1010Northern Cumberland Plateau100 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau79 
70.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau130 
70.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau90 
70.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau65 
70.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau65 
70.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau50 
75.BullittDawson Knob990Central Cumberland Plateau520 
76.TrimbleFishers Ridge975Central Cumberland Plateau130 
77.AllenAllen County High Point970Central Cumberland Plateau95 
78.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau311 
79.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau13 
80.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau75 
80.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau50 
80.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau50 
80.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau30 
84.WarrenPilot Knob955Central Cumberland Plateau340 
84.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope955Central Cumberland Plateau10 
86.FranklinWarfield BM945Central Cumberland Plateau95 
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau90 
88.GallatinGallatin County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau220 
88.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau45 
90.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau243 
91.OldhamOldham County High Point925Central Cumberland Plateau50 
92.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau135 
92.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau130 
94.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau367 
95.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau275 
96.SpencerSpencer County High Point890Central Cumberland Plateau20 
97.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau193 
98.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau347 
99.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau210 
100.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau0 
101.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau228 
102.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau105 
103.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau212 
104.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau135 
105.LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau299 
106.HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau234 
107.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau135 
108.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau198 
109.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau  
110.McLeanBarrett Hill665Central Cumberland Plateau190 
111.WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau245 
111.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee45 
113.HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau163 
114.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee5 
115.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee135 
115.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee8 
117.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee25 
118.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee65 
118.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee25 
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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