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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Ken Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (95 out of 95, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13731963
2.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
2.SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
4.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex 1999-02-13
5.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge 1999-02-14
6.ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
6.MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
8.DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-09
9.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
16.KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex 1999-03-20
17.LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains 1999-03-21
18.RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-31
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge 1999-04-04
20.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
20.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau01999-04-24
20.HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 1999-04-24
20.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
24.MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains591999-04-25
24.McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains 1999-04-25
24.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges 1999-04-25
27.SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges4881999-07-04
28.OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-05
29.GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
29.MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
29.LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
32.MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains 1999-10-02
33.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-10-16
34.PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge7561999-10-23
35.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains1011999-11-27
36.DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-12-04
37.HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-01-16
37.DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-01-16
39.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex5292000-02-12
40.LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
40.MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
42.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7792000-03-18
42.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges 2000-03-18
44.MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-04-01
45.BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-07
46.BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge 2000-05-20
46.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge02000-05-20
48.CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-21
48.DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau332000-05-21
50.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains522000-06-04
51.WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-06-17
52.AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6382000-07-02
52.CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6382000-07-02
54.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10632000-07-03
55.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex 2000-07-04
56.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
56.StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
58.BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains3322000-08-05
59.JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains6982000-10-07
60.McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
60.FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
62.HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-15
63.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-10-22
64.HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-28
65.HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-11-04
66.HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2000-11-24
67.SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-12-09
68.PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau02000-12-26
69.JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-06
70.BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
70.GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
72.WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
76.CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-03
77.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich122001-03-18
78.ClaiborneBryson Mountain975Southern Cumberland Mountains 2001-05-05
79.RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-05-13
80.ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-16
81.LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-06-30
82.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
82.HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
84.FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
84.PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
86.WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-18
87.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge 2001-08-19
87.MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges 2001-08-19
89.Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-09-01
90.UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex 2001-09-08
91.WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-09-15
92.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
92.DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
92.TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
95.ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-24

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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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