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South Carolina County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
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Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
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Ascent Date
 PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest794 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest597 
 OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest574 
 SpartanburgBird Mountain1535South NC Blue Ridge Crest354 
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain1260Western Carolina Piedmont355 
 YorkHenry Knob1140Western Carolina Piedmont320 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast1063Western Carolina Piedmont94 
 LaurensBig Knob955Western Carolina Piedmont173 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont262 
 NewberryLittle Mountain820Western Carolina Piedmont320 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont135 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point750Eastern Carolina Piedmont120 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point740Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 ChesterChester County High Point738Western Carolina Piedmont104 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont195 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point690Western Carolina Piedmont180 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point679Western Carolina Piedmont49 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont28 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point660Western Carolina Piedmont190 
 AikenAiken County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont  
 KershawKershaw County High Point630Eastern Carolina Piedmont170 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point630Western Carolina Piedmont170 
 RichlandRichland County High Point580Western Carolina Piedmont100 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point460Eastern Carolina Piedmont70 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point453Western Carolina Piedmont55 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark450Eastern Carolina Piedmont150 
 SumterSumter County High Point440Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point433Western Carolina Piedmont15 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point400Western Carolina Piedmont40 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point370Eastern Carolina Piedmont160 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point350Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 BambergBamberg County High Point300Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point205Eastern Carolina Piedmont33 
 DillonDillon County High Point185Eastern Carolina Piedmont28 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point170Eastern Carolina Piedmont18 
 HamptonHampton County High Point160Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ColletonColleton County High Point142Western Carolina Piedmont12 
 MarionMarion County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont8 
 HorryHorry County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont38 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 JasperJasper County High Point110Western Carolina Piedmont8 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont  
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point80Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont38 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont50 

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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.

Acknowledgments

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 CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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