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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Kevin Williamson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (58 out of 95, or 61.05%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031997-05-24
2.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau992001-01-01
2.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau602001-01-01
4.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3812001-01-28
5.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau22001-03-08
5.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau02001-03-08
7.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24802001-03-17
8.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922001-03-24
8.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains4602001-03-24
10.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges6152001-03-31
11.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702001-07-07
12.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922001-07-08
13.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942001-09-22
13.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942001-09-22
13.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex10002001-09-22
13.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex7322001-09-22
17.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852001-09-23
18.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382002-04-19
18.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges15502002-04-19
20.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562002-04-20
21.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322002-04-21
22.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872002-04-22
22.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains3332002-04-22
24.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge15882002-05-24
24.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge2402002-05-24
24.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges3962002-05-24
27.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02002-05-26
27.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge5762002-05-26
29.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau4662002-09-14
29.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau4202002-09-14
29.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau602002-09-14
29.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau2602002-09-14
33.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
33.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau1602002-09-15
33.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau262002-09-15
36.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002002-09-23
37.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-09
37.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau602003-05-09
39.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau10022003-06-29
39.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102003-06-29
41.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge4402004-02-21
41.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau2622004-02-21
41.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
41.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau1202004-02-21
41.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau4602004-02-21
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau4832004-02-28
46.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau4882004-02-28
46.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau1402004-02-28
46.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau3602004-02-28
46.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau1652004-02-28
51.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains9802004-09-25
51.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains3802004-09-25
53.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau1492004-09-26
53.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau102004-09-26
55.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex5602005-10-20
56.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382005-10-21
56.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge9402005-10-21
58.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains15602005-10-22
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex480 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau666 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
 GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
 MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
 JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135 
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau20 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee240 
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee88 
 BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117 
 McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee97 
 MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee181 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee185 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee100 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
 LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 

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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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