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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 2005-09-02
2.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2006-04-15
3.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25762006-09-02
4.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2006-11-24
5.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-04-21
6.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1165Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-08-02
7.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower990Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-08-05
8.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45132007-08-10
9.PutnamPutnam County High Point2070Southern Cumberland Plateau202007-08-12
10.DicksonDickson County High Point970Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.CheathamSullivan Ridge West910Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
10.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2007-11-14
14.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-01-01
15.PerryPerry County High Point990Southern Cumberland Plateau 2009-02-14
16.KnoxHouse Mountain2090Clinch Mountain Complex 2010-11-26
17.ChesterSand Mountain750Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-09-23
17.McNairyMount Peter690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-09-23
19.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1902014-07-24
 CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3505 
 BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1107 
 JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich58 
 MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains212 
 GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains352 
 SullivanHolston High Point4300NE Tennessee Ranges1630 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain4220Georgia Blue Ridge2520 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2312 
 WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3540NE Tennessee Ranges  
 AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104 
 CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104 
 MorganBig Fodderstack3350Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ScottBurge Mountain3270Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain3210Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1748 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge  
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge2690Walden Ridge  
 HancockNewman Ridge2630Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2530Clinch Mountain Complex  
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2390Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2390Walden Ridge  
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 McMinnStarr Mountain2350Unicoi Mountains  
 UnionSignal Point2310Clinch Mountain Complex  
 HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2050Walden Ridge20 
 OvertonHampton Mountain2030Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2030Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point1990Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1510Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ClayPilot Knob1410Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains  
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1290Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MooreChestnut Ridge1270Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 GilesFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MauryFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 JacksonTick Ridge1130Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1110Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MaconMacon County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau  
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HendersonHenderson County High Point710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 BentonRound Top690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 MadisonMadison County High Point670Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point605Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point525Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point505Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CrockettCrockett County High Point485Mississippi-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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