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

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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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