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

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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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