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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Fred Lobdell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (38 out of 95, or 40%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13731986-08-25
2.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10631995-10-22 d
3.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains521996-08-05 b
4.MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains591996-10-24 b
5.BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains3321996-10-25
6.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich121996-12-26 a
7.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7791997-03-13
8.SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges4881997-05-18
9.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau11997-07-06
9.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau01997-07-06
9.HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1161997-07-06
12.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges4731997-11-28
13.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains1011998-07-16
14.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau301999-07-17
14.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges1881999-07-17
16.PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge7561999-07-18
17.AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6382000-05-28
17.CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6382000-05-28
17.CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge4842000-05-28
17.KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex3052000-05-28
17.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge1762000-05-28
17.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex2232000-05-28
23.PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-06-25
24.JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains6982000-11-25
25.LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau182001-03-03
26.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex5292002-11-03
27.MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains2992004-09-25
27.ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains1162004-09-25
29.BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge732004-09-26
29.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge02004-09-26
31.ClaiborneBryson Mountain975Southern Cumberland Mountains4752005-10-22
32.DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau492010-09-02
32.CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau792010-09-02
34.HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau62010-10-07
35.McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains1402013-05-14
36.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau192015-07-13 a
37.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee552015-07-13 b
38.MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee492015-07-13 c
 HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge287 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex146 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge134 
 UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex171 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau306 
 OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau37 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau45 
 WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau13 
 FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau3 
 PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau203 
 ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau147 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau43 
 BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau33 
 LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains101 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges121 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau142 
 SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau148 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau128 
 GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
 MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
 JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau42 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau109 
 SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau51 
 WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau41 
 LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau19 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau6 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau8 
 StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau19 
 ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee74 
 DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee27 
 BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee35 
 McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
 FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee29 
 HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
 GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee19 
 ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee54 
 DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee56 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18 
 TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 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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