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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.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094Unknown
1.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094Unknown
1.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge Unknown
1.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0Unknown
1.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus Unknown
1.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex Unknown
1.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0Unknown
1.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge Unknown
1.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex Unknown
1.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges Unknown
1.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
1.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee Unknown
49.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031993-08-12
50.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02010-12-29
50.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2010-12-29
52.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-25
52.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-25
52.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2011-11-25
55.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-26
56.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-20
56.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-20
58.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-21
59.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922012-11-23
59.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2012-11-23
61.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 2012-11-24
61.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2012-11-24
63.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852013-09-13
64.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002013-09-14
 CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170 
 BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087 
 JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
 UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556 
 GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
 WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges  
 MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge  
 HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge  
 UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern 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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