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South Carolina County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
 PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest230 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest170 
 OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest163 
 SpartanburgBird Mountain456South NC Blue Ridge Crest84 
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain378Western Carolina Piedmont96 
 YorkHenry Knob341Western Carolina Piedmont85 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast321Western Carolina Piedmont26 
 LaurensBig Knob288Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont77 
 NewberryLittle Mountain247Western Carolina Piedmont92 
 UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont38 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point226Eastern Carolina Piedmont31 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point223Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 ChesterChester County High Point222Western Carolina Piedmont29 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont56 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont49 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont6 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point204Western Carolina Piedmont9 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point198Western Carolina Piedmont52 
 AikenAiken County High Point195Western Carolina Piedmont  
 KershawKershaw County High Point189Eastern Carolina Piedmont46 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point189Western Carolina Piedmont46 
 RichlandRichland County High Point174Western Carolina Piedmont25 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point137Eastern Carolina Piedmont15 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont14 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark134Eastern Carolina Piedmont40 
 SumterSumter County High Point131Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point129Western Carolina Piedmont2 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point119Western Carolina Piedmont6 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point110Eastern Carolina Piedmont43 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point104Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 BambergBamberg County High Point88Western Carolina Piedmont3 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point61Eastern Carolina Piedmont9 
 DillonDillon County High Point55Eastern Carolina Piedmont7 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point50Eastern Carolina Piedmont4 
 HamptonHampton County High Point46Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ColletonColleton County High Point41Western Carolina Piedmont1 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont1 
 MarionMarion County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont1 
 HorryHorry County High Point37Eastern Carolina Piedmont9 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 JasperJasper County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont1 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point24Western Carolina Piedmont  
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point23Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point12Western Carolina Piedmont8 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont14 

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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 South Carolina, 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 1994 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Michael Schwartz via the web site, and manually verified.


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