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South Carolina County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest794
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest597
3.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest574
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain1535South NC Blue Ridge Crest354
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1260Western Carolina Piedmont354
6.YorkHenry Knob1140Western Carolina Piedmont320
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1063Western Carolina Piedmont94
8.LaurensBig Knob955Western Carolina Piedmont173
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont262
10.NewberryLittle Mountain820Western Carolina Piedmont320
11.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont135
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point750Eastern Carolina Piedmont120
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point740Western Carolina Piedmont50
14.ChesterChester County High Point738Western Carolina Piedmont104
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont195
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point690Western Carolina Piedmont180
17.LexingtonLexington County High Point679Western Carolina Piedmont49
18.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont28
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point660Western Carolina Piedmont190
20.AikenAiken County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont20
21.KershawKershaw County High Point630Eastern Carolina Piedmont170
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point630Western Carolina Piedmont170
23.RichlandRichland County High Point580Western Carolina Piedmont100
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point460Eastern Carolina Piedmont70
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point453Western Carolina Piedmont55
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark450Eastern Carolina Piedmont150
27.SumterSumter County High Point440Eastern Carolina Piedmont20
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point433Western Carolina Piedmont15
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point400Western Carolina Piedmont40
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point370Eastern Carolina Piedmont160
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point350Western Carolina Piedmont50
32.BambergBamberg County High Point300Western Carolina Piedmont30
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point205Eastern Carolina Piedmont33
34.DillonDillon County High Point185Eastern Carolina Piedmont28
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point170Eastern Carolina Piedmont18
36.HamptonHampton County High Point160Western Carolina Piedmont20
37.ColletonColleton County High Point141Western Carolina Piedmont11
38.MarionMarion County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont8
38.HorryHorry County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont38
40.DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont5
41.JasperJasper County High Point110Western Carolina Piedmont8
42.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont0
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont20
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point80Eastern Carolina Piedmont 
46.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.


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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