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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (64 out of 95, or 67.37%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031993-08-12
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170 
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852013-09-13
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087 
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556 
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922012-11-23
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002013-09-14
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094Unknown
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094Unknown
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges  
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains  
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge Unknown
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge  
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0Unknown
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge  
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 2012-11-24
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex  
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus Unknown
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex Unknown
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02010-12-29
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0Unknown
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge Unknown
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 Unknown
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2010-12-29
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges Unknown
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-20
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-21
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2012-11-24
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2012-11-23
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-20
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-25
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-25
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-26
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2011-11-25
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown

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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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