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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Kevin Williamson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (58 out of 95, or 61.05%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942001-09-22
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2002-05-24
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872002-04-22
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 2001-03-31
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942001-09-22
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-06-29
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852001-09-23
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 2005-10-22
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702001-07-07
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 2002-05-24
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102003-06-29
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-09-26
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-01
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322002-04-21
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-08
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2001-09-22
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2001-01-28
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2005-10-21
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382005-10-21
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau  
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922001-07-08
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382002-04-19
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 2001-09-22
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-01
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2002-04-22
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau02001-03-08
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-09
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 2001-03-24
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2002-05-24
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922001-03-24
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-15
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-09
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 2004-09-25
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24802001-03-17
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02004-02-21
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02002-05-26
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2002-05-26
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 2004-09-25
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 2004-02-21
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031997-05-24
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002002-09-23
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562002-04-20
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 2005-10-20
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-21
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2002-04-19
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-09-26
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-09-14
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 2004-02-28

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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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