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Tennessee County High Points

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031996-04-14
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702003-11-29
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852000-07-03
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872003-08-16
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382003-09-13
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562001-11-24
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1921999-04-25
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322003-06-07
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16001999-07-04
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24802003-03-21
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922000-10-07
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942000-07-02
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942000-07-02
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2003-08-30
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 1999-10-02
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 2002-09-01
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 2001-05-05
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382003-08-30
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 1999-04-04
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2000-05-20
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2000-11-24
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex 2003-08-30
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau01999-04-24
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 2001-08-19
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 1999-04-25
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 2001-09-08
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 1999-04-24
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-09-01
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-21
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 1999-03-20
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02000-12-26
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02000-05-20
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 1999-02-14
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-05
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-03
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-09-25
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-18
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 1999-02-13
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 1999-04-25
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-10-16
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-05-13
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-07
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102000-05-21
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 1999-03-21
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2001-08-19
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-04-01
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-10-22
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-12-09
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-09
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-06
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-06-17
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-06-30
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-12-04
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 2003-03-06
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-01-16
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-01-16
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-11-04
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-28
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-15
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-24
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04

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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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