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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Denis Dean's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (56 out of 95, or 58.95%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45032003-09-20
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702012-03-22
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852005-07-06
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872006-11-24
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562007-11-23
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922005-07-09
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322012-03-20
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002005-07-08
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24802012-11-20
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922007-08-05
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942005-07-09
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942005-07-09
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2005-07-08
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 2010-12-26
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 2006-11-26
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2006-11-26
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau  
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge  
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 2012-11-20
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 2008-12-28
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2005-12-23
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-21
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 2006-08-12
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02004-11-24
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02007-08-10
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau  
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2003-11-28
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2007-08-06
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-08-10
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau  
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 2004-06-06
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau  
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-17
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102007-11-21
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2005-11-24
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2005-12-23
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau  
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 2013-12-21
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2006-11-22
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau  
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2006-08-03
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-25
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 2005-11-23
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 2005-11-23
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 2005-11-23
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2006-11-22
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 2010-10-08
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2005-07-02
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2005-07-10
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2004-11-24
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2007-11-25
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2005-07-10
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2006-08-03
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2005-07-10
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-05-24
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2004-11-24
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2007-08-12
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2006-11-22
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2007-08-12
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2005-07-10
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-05-24
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2008-05-24
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2007-08-12

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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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