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South Carolina County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont77 
20.AikenAiken County High Point195Western Carolina Piedmont0 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point104Western Carolina Piedmont9 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast321Western Carolina Piedmont26 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point88Western Carolina Piedmont3 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point119Western Carolina Piedmont6 
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point12Western Carolina Piedmont9 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont14 
41.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont6 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont14 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point24Western Carolina Piedmont0 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain378Western Carolina Piedmont96 
14.ChesterChester County High Point222Western Carolina Piedmont29 
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont56 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point61Eastern Carolina Piedmont9 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point41Western Carolina Piedmont1 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point137Eastern Carolina Piedmont15 
34.DillonDillon County High Point55Eastern Carolina Piedmont7 
38.DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont1 
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont5 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point198Western Carolina Piedmont52 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point50Eastern Carolina Piedmont4 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point23Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest170 
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point223Western Carolina Piedmont9 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point46Western Carolina Piedmont0 
40.HorryHorry County High Point37Eastern Carolina Piedmont9 
42.JasperJasper County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont1 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point189Eastern Carolina Piedmont46 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point226Eastern Carolina Piedmont30 
8.LaurensBig Knob288Western Carolina Piedmont50 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark134Eastern Carolina Piedmont40 
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point204Western Carolina Piedmont9 
39.MarionMarion County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont1 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point110Eastern Carolina Piedmont43 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point189Western Carolina Piedmont46 
10.NewberryLittle Mountain247Western Carolina Piedmont91 
3.OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest163 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point129Western Carolina Piedmont2 
1.PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest230 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point174Western Carolina Piedmont24 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont49 
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain456South NC Blue Ridge Crest84 
27.SumterSumter County High Point131Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
11.UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont38 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
6.YorkHenry Knob341Western Carolina Piedmont85 

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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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