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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain733Far South Appalachian Ridges440 
2.ClayHernandez Peak714Far South Appalachian Ridges74 
3.CalhounMorton Hill629Far South Appalachian Ridges371 
4.DekalbFox Mountain600Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain600Far South Appalachian Ridges  
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain586Far South Appalachian Ridges  
7.JacksonJohnson Top567Southern Cumberland Plateau  
7.MadisonJohnson Top567Southern Cumberland Plateau  
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain486Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
10.ShelbySignal Mountain475Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
11.EtowahBig Mountain472Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
12.BlountBlount County High Point469Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark465Far South Appalachian Ridges  
14.JeffersonButler Mountain439Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
15.MarshallGunters Mountain421Southern Cumberland Plateau  
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill402Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
17.CoosaCandler Mountain386Far South Appalachian Ridges  
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit360Far South Appalachian Ridges  
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain350Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain341Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point329Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
22.WinstonWinston County High Point312Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark305Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
24.ColbertColbert County High Point299Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
25.LeeSalem Lookout290Far South Appalachian Ridges  
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point287Southern Cumberland Plateau  
27.ChambersChambers County High Point280Far South Appalachian Ridges  
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain262Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain250Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
30.WalkerLockhart Hill250Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
32.FayetteFord Mountain244Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
33.LamarLamar County High Point238Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
34.AutaugaWater Tanks232Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
34.BibbSand Mountain232Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point232Far South Appalachian Ridges  
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill210Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast207Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
39.BullockBullock County High Point201Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
40.CrenshawMount Carmel198Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
41.RussellRussell County High Point193Far South Appalachian Ridges  
42.PerryPerry County High Point189Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
42.PickensPickens County High Point189Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point187Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout180Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
45.MaconMacon County High Point180Far South Appalachian Ridges  
47.LowndesBarganier Hill179Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
48.ChoctawScott Mountain177Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
48.DallasDallas County High Point177Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
48.HaleHale County High Point177Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point177Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point174Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
53.DaleDale County High Point168Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
53.HenryHenry County High Point168Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower167Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point165Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point162Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point150Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
59.SumterSumter County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
60.GreeneGreene County High Point134Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point128Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
63.HoustonHouston County High Point116Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point113Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
65.MobileMobile County High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point104Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point101Florida 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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