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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1445
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges244
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges 
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau 
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau 
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges 
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau 
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges 
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges 
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau 
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges 
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau 
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges 
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges 
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
45.MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges 
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 

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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 Alabama, 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 Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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