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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Tom Owen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (65 out of 95, or 68.42%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45032005-08
2.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2008-10-01
3.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 2008-10-06
3.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2008-10-06
5.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2008-10-07
6.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2008-10-09
7.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02008-10-12
8.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2008-10-16
9.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-11-05
10.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-11-06
11.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-11-13
12.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-11-17
13.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-11-26
13.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-11-26
13.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-11-26
16.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-11-30
16.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau02008-11-30
18.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-12-19
18.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-12-19
18.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-12-19
18.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-12-19
22.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-04-14
22.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-04-14
24.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-05-18
25.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-05-30
26.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-06-02
27.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-06-26
27.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-06-26
27.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-06-26
27.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-06-26
31.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 2009-07-27
31.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-07-27
33.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-08-01
34.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002009-09-05
34.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2009-09-05
36.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-10-04
37.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-10-18
37.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-10-18
39.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-11-07
40.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-11-25
41.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-12-13
41.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-12-13
41.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-12-13
44.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 2010-03-16
45.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2010-06-11
46.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2010-10-09
47.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 2010-12-23
48.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-03-13
49.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-03-13 a
49.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-03-13 a
51.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 2011-03-16
51.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2011-03-16
53.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02011-04-30
54.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-08-03
55.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-23
55.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102011-11-23
57.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2012-03-14
58.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 2012-07-16
58.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 2012-07-16
60.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-11-21
61.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942013-10-20
61.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942013-10-20
63.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 2014-07-23
63.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 2014-07-23
65.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702014-07-24
 CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485 
 BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087 
 JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
 UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556 
 MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192 
 GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
 MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
 McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains  
 UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  

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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 Tennessee, 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, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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