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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Braxton Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (19 out of 95, or 20%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau 2005-09-02
2.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge 2006-04-15
3.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7792006-09-02
4.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex 2006-11-24
5.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-04-21
6.DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-08-02
7.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-08-05
8.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13732007-08-10
9.PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau02007-08-12
10.DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
14.CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-01-01
15.PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-02-14
16.KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex 2010-11-26
17.ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-09-23
17.McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-09-23
19.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains522014-07-24
 CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains1063 
 BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains332 
 JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich12 
 MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains59 
 GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains101 
 SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges488 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge756 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains698 
 AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
 CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
 WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges  
 MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain975Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex529 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge  
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge  
 HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex  
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge  
 McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains  
 UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex  
 HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge0 
 OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau33 
 LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains  
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau  
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau  
 WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-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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