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Georgia County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (51 out of 159, or 32.08%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge21081967-09-15
1.UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge21081967-09-15
3.CobbKennesaw Mountain1808Far South Appalachian Ridges7081999-05-23
4.ElbertElbert County High Point840Georgia Piedmont02002-02-06
5.RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest10162002-02-08
6.ForsythSawnee Mountain1960Far South Appalachian Ridges7802002-02-09
6.GwinnettGwinnett County High Point1286Georgia Piedmont862002-02-09
6.FultonFulton County High Point1280Far South Appalachian Ridges1402002-02-09
6.WaltonAlcovy Mountain1070Georgia Piedmont2902002-02-09
6.OconeeOconee County High Point900Georgia Piedmont02002-02-09
6.MorganMorgan County High Point820Georgia Piedmont02002-02-09
12.HaralsonReeds Mountain1560Far South Appalachian Ridges4202002-02-10
12.CarrollBlackjack Mountain1545Far South Appalachian Ridges4252002-02-10
12.HeardHeard County High Point1365Far South Appalachian Ridges252002-02-10
15.MadisonMadison County High Point960Georgia Piedmont802004-01-10
15.ColumbiaColumbia County High Point600Georgia Piedmont02004-01-10
15.RichmondRichmond County High Point550Georgia Piedmont502004-01-10
15.JeffersonJefferson County High Point520Georgia Piedmont202004-01-10
15.EmanuelEmanuel County High Point410Georgia Piedmont602004-01-10
20.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point340Georgia Piedmont502004-01-11
20.ToombsToombs County High Point300Georgia Piedmont102004-01-11
20.TattnallTattnall County High Point280Georgia Piedmont302004-01-11
20.CamdenCamden County High Point80Georgia Piedmont232004-01-11
24.TreutlenTreutlen County High Point380Georgia Piedmont702004-01-12
24.WayneWayne County High Point185Georgia Piedmont32004-01-12
24.CharltonCharlton County High Point180Georgia Piedmont482004-01-12
24.BrantleyBrantley County High Point150Georgia Piedmont182004-01-12
28.PauldingYork Benchmark1400Far South Appalachian Ridges1602004-03-07
29.BleckleyBleckley County High Point470Georgia Piedmont02007-03-09
29.LaurensLaurens County High Point430Georgia Piedmont202007-03-09
29.DodgeDodge County High Point420Georgia Piedmont402007-03-09
32.SeminoleJakin Benchmark200Georgia Piedmont102007-03-13
33.DouglasAndy Mountain1340Far South Appalachian Ridges2002007-03-16
33.CowetaCoweta County High Point1060Georgia Piedmont602007-03-16
35.PulaskiPulaski County High Point390Georgia Piedmont202007-03-17
36.LowndesLowndes County High Point260Georgia Piedmont532007-03-18
36.EcholsEchols County High Point175Georgia Piedmont02007-03-18
38.ApplingAppling County High Point240Georgia Piedmont02007-03-19
39.StephensCurrahee Mountain1740Georgia Piedmont6002007-03-20
39.BanksBanks County High Point1560Georgia Piedmont202007-03-20
39.FranklinFranklin County High Point980Georgia Piedmont02007-03-20
42.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point75Georgia Piedmont582007-11-08
42.GlynnGlynn County High Point68Georgia Piedmont112007-11-08
44.OglethorpeOglethorpe County High Point820Georgia Piedmont602009-02-09
45.BullochBulloch County High Point340Georgia Piedmont302009-02-13
45.EffinghamEffingham County High Point137Georgia Piedmont72009-02-13
47.WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge14812009-02-14
47.HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge02009-02-14
47.ClaytonClayton County High Point1050Georgia Piedmont102009-02-14
50.LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge14802009-02-15
50.PickensMount Oglethorpe3288Georgia Blue Ridge12482009-02-15
 FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge1551 
 GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge1755 
 MurrayBald Mountain4005Georgia Blue Ridge885 
 DawsonBlack Mountain3600Georgia Blue Ridge400 
 WalkerLookout Mountain-High Point2392Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1532 
 CherokeePine Log Mountain2331Far South Appalachian Ridges1151 
 DadeCarmel Benchmark2231Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus50 
 HallWalker Mountain-South Slope2200Georgia Blue Ridge0 
 BartowBear Mountain-Southwest Ridge2060Far South Appalachian Ridges0 
 ChattoogaChattooga County High Point1952Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus91 
 WhitfieldMill Creek Mountain1864Far South Appalachian Ridges824 
 FloydJohns Mountain1860Far South Appalachian Ridges224 
 GordonHorn Mountain-Gordon County High Point1780Far South Appalachian Ridges0 
 PolkShorty Mountain WNW1680Far South Appalachian Ridges0 
 DeKalbStone Mountain1680Georgia Piedmont660 
 CatoosaTaylor Ridge-Bryan Benchmark1427Far South Appalachian Ridges205 
 HarrisDowdell Knob1395Georgia Piedmont495 
 MeriwetherPine Mountain-East Summit1340Georgia Piedmont100 
 UpsonDorster Mountain1280Georgia Piedmont440 
 PikeIndian Grave Mountain1264Georgia Piedmont380 
 TalbotTalbot County High Point1260Georgia Piedmont0 
 JacksonPrice Mountain1210Georgia Piedmont150 
 BarrowBarrow County High Point1080Georgia Piedmont75 
 LamarHog Mountain1020Georgia Piedmont240 
 FayetteFayette County High Point1000Georgia Piedmont20 
 SpaldingSpalding County High Point1000Georgia Piedmont140 
 HenryHenry County High Point980Georgia Piedmont80 
 RockdaleRockdale County High Point980Georgia Piedmont0 
 NewtonCornish Mountain975Georgia Piedmont175 
 HartHart County High Point960Georgia Piedmont120 
 TroupTroup County High Point940Georgia Piedmont60 
 LincolnGraves Mountain890Georgia Piedmont360 
 ClarkeClarke County High Point860Georgia Piedmont20 
 JasperJasper Lookout840Georgia Piedmont100 
 ButtsButts County High Point820Georgia Piedmont20 
 TaylorTaylor County High Point800Georgia Piedmont122 
 MarionMarion County High Point790Georgia Piedmont0 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point790Georgia Piedmont60 
 HancockHancock County High Point745Georgia Piedmont65 
 ChattahoocheeChattahoochee County High Point740Georgia Piedmont0 
 GreeneGreene County High Point740Georgia Piedmont60 
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point720Georgia Piedmont150 
 WilkesWilkes County High Point720Georgia Piedmont80 
 StewartStewart County High Point710Georgia Piedmont150 
 TaliaferroTaliaferro County High Point700Georgia Piedmont10 
 JonesJones County High Point690Georgia Piedmont100 
 MuscogeeMuscogee County High Point690Georgia Piedmont90 
 PutnamLaysen Benchmark690Georgia Piedmont100 
 WarrenWarren County High Point660Georgia Piedmont0 
 WebsterWebster County High Point660Georgia Piedmont70 
 SchleySchley County High Point650Georgia Piedmont20 
 BaldwinBaldwin County High Point630Georgia Piedmont60 
 TwiggsTwiggs County High Point620Georgia Piedmont110 
 BibbBibb County High Point610Georgia Piedmont170 
 McDuffieMcDuffie County High Point600Georgia Piedmont90 
 SumterSumter County High Point596Georgia Piedmont0 
 WilkinsonWilkinson County High Point590Georgia Piedmont0 
 QuitmanQuitman County High Point580Georgia Piedmont150 
 RandolphRandolph County High Point580Georgia Piedmont70 
 GlascockGlascock County High Point560Georgia Piedmont30 
 PeachPeach County High Point560Georgia Piedmont0 
 HoustonHouston County High Point550Georgia Piedmont140 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point550Georgia Piedmont0 
 MaconMacon County High Point540Georgia Piedmont40 
 ClayClay County High Point510Georgia Piedmont60 
 TerrellTerrell County High Point500Georgia Piedmont10 
 DoolyDooly County High Point490Georgia Piedmont100 
 TurnerTurner County High Point480Georgia Piedmont40 
 CrispCrisp County High Point480Georgia Piedmont50 
 BurkeBurke County High Point469Georgia Piedmont29 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point450Georgia Piedmont50 
 WilcoxWilcox County High Point450Georgia Piedmont20 
 WorthWorth County High Point450Georgia Piedmont40 
 ColquittColquitt County High Point410Georgia Piedmont10 
 TiftTift County High Point410Georgia Piedmont20 
 Ben HillBen Hill County High Point400Georgia Piedmont30 
 IrwinIrwin County High Point400Georgia Piedmont40 
 MitchellMitchell County High Point400Georgia Piedmont70 
 LeeLee County High Point380Georgia Piedmont0 
 GradyGrady County High Point360Georgia Piedmont30 
 JenkinsJenkins County High Point360Georgia Piedmont70 
 TelfairTelfair County High Point360Georgia Piedmont40 
 BerrienBerrien County High Point350Georgia Piedmont10 
 EarlyEarly County High Point350Georgia Piedmont70 
 ThomasThomas County High Point350Georgia Piedmont0 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point340Georgia Piedmont0 
 DecaturDecatur County High Point330Georgia Piedmont10 
 DoughertyDougherty County High Point330Georgia Piedmont40 
 ScrevenScreven County High Point330Georgia Piedmont50 
 CookCook County High Point320Georgia Piedmont0 
 CandlerCandler County High Point310Georgia Piedmont20 
 WheelerWheeler County High Point310Georgia Piedmont10 
 Jeff DavisJeff Davis County High Point305Georgia Piedmont10 
 AtkinsonAtkinson County High Point300Georgia Piedmont0 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point300Georgia Piedmont0 
 BrooksBrooks County High Point290Georgia Piedmont40 
 BaconBacon County High Point260Georgia Piedmont15 
 BakerBaker County High Point250Georgia Piedmont20 
 LanierLanier County High Point250Georgia Piedmont23 
 EvansEvans County High Point230Georgia Piedmont10 
 MillerMiller County High Point230Georgia Piedmont30 
 ClinchClinch County High Point215Georgia Piedmont8 
 WareWare County High Point190Georgia Piedmont23 
 LongLong County High Point180Georgia Piedmont0 
 PiercePierce County High Point180Georgia Piedmont3 
 BryanBryan County High Point160Georgia Piedmont20 
 LibertyLiberty County High Point140Georgia Piedmont0 
 ChathamChatham County High Point50Georgia Piedmont38 

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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 Georgia, 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 1995 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for some points on this list provided by Michael Schwartz via the web site, and manually verified.


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