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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains1373 
2.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains52 
3.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains1063 
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains332 
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich12 
6.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains779 
7.MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains59 
8.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains101 
9.SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges488 
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge756 
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains698 
12.AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
12.CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges473 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains299 
16.ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains116 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain975Southern Cumberland Mountains475 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex529 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge484 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge73 
21.HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge287 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex146 
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau1 
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge134 
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains140 
27.UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex171 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus116 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
30.CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau306 
31.KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex305 
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge0 
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge176 
36.OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau37 
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau45 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau13 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex223 
41.FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau3 
42.PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau203 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges188 
45.ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau147 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau43 
48.BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau  
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau33 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains101 
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges121 
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau  
53.MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau142 
55.SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau148 
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau128 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
59.JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau109 
60.MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau42 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
63.SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau51 
64.WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau41 
65.LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau  
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau19 
66.PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau19 
68.DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau49 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau6 
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau79 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau  
72.HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
73.HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau8 
75.StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau19 
76.ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee74 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
77.DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee27 
81.McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
81.BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee35 
83.FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee29 
84.MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee49 
85.HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee19 
88.ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee54 
90.DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee56 
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
95.LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee11 

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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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