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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 Plateau 2001-01-01
2.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-01
4.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2001-01-28
5.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-08
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 Mountains 2001-03-24
10.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 2001-03-31
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 Complex 2001-09-22
13.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2001-09-22
17.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852001-09-23
18.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382002-04-19
18.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2002-04-19
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 Mountains 2002-04-22
24.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 2002-05-24
24.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2002-05-24
24.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2002-05-24
27.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02002-05-26
27.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2002-05-26
29.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
29.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
29.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
29.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
33.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
33.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
33.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
36.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002002-09-23
37.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-09
37.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-09
39.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-06-29
39.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102003-06-29
41.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 2004-02-21
41.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
41.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02004-02-21
41.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
41.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
46.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
46.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
46.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
46.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
51.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 2004-09-25
51.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 2004-09-25
53.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-09-26
53.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-09-26
55.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 2005-10-20
56.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382005-10-21
56.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2005-10-21
58.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 2005-10-22
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  

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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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