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Tennessee County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4503 
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485 
3.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556 
4.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
5.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
6.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
6.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
8.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges1600 
10.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge1588 
11.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges1550 
12.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3129Southern Cumberland Mountains1489 
13.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087 
14.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1002 
15.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex1000 
16.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains980 
17.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge940 
18.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex732 
19.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau666 
20.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges615 
21.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge576 
22.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex560 
23.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau488 
24.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau483 
25.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex480 
26.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau466 
27.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains460 
27.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau460 
29.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge440 
30.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau420 
31.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges396 
32.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus381 
33.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains380 
34.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau360 
35.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains333 
36.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332 
37.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau262 
38.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau260 
39.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge240 
39.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee240 
41.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
41.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
43.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192 
44.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee185 
45.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee181 
46.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
46.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
46.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
46.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
50.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170 
51.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau165 
52.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau160 
52.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
54.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau149 
55.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
55.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau140 
57.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135 
58.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau120 
58.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
58.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
61.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau118 
62.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117 
63.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau115 
64.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
65.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee100 
66.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau99 
67.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee97 
68.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee88 
69.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
70.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
70.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
70.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
78.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
78.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
78.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
81.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
82.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 
83.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau26 
84.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
84.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau20 
84.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
87.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau10 
87.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
87.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
90.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau2 
91.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
91.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
91.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0 
91.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
91.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau0 

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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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