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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 Crest  
 OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest  
 SpartanburgBird Mountain1535South NC Blue Ridge Crest354 
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain1260Western Carolina Piedmont355 
 YorkHenry Knob1140Western Carolina Piedmont320 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast1063Western Carolina Piedmont  
 LaurensBig Knob955Western Carolina Piedmont  
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont262 
 NewberryLittle Mountain820Western Carolina Piedmont320 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont  
 LancasterLancaster County High Point750Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point740Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ChesterChester County High Point738Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 SaludaSaluda County High Point690Western Carolina Piedmont  
 LexingtonLexington County High Point679Western Carolina Piedmont  
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont  
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point660Western Carolina Piedmont190 
 AikenAiken County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont  
 KershawKershaw County High Point630Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point630Western Carolina Piedmont  
 RichlandRichland County High Point580Western Carolina Piedmont  
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point460Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point453Western Carolina Piedmont  
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark450Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 SumterSumter County High Point440Eastern Carolina Piedmont20 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point433Western Carolina Piedmont  
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point400Western Carolina Piedmont  
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point370Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point350Western Carolina Piedmont  
 BambergBamberg County High Point300Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point205Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 DillonDillon County High Point185Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point170Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 HamptonHampton County High Point160Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ColletonColleton County High Point142Western Carolina Piedmont  
 MarionMarion County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 HorryHorry County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont  
 JasperJasper County High Point110Western Carolina Piedmont  
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont  
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont  
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point80Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont  
 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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