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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 Plateaus295 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain600Far South Appalachian Ridges320 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain586Far South Appalachian Ridges293 
7.JacksonJohnson Top567Southern Cumberland Plateau220 
7.MadisonJohnson Top567Southern Cumberland Plateau220 
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain486Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
10.ShelbySignal Mountain475Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus268 
11.EtowahBig Mountain472Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus76 
12.BlountBlount County High Point469Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus158 
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark465Far South Appalachian Ridges99 
14.JeffersonButler Mountain439Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus104 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain421Southern Cumberland Plateau159 
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill402Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
17.CoosaCandler Mountain386Far South Appalachian Ridges112 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit360Far South Appalachian Ridges31 
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain350Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus76 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain341Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point329Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus6 
22.WinstonWinston County High Point312Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus25 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark305Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
24.ColbertColbert County High Point299Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus25 
25.LeeSalem Lookout290Far South Appalachian Ridges67 
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point287Southern Cumberland Plateau25 
27.ChambersChambers County High Point280Far South Appalachian Ridges42 
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point280Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain262Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus104 
30.WalkerLockhart Hill250Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus73 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain250Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
32.FayetteFord Mountain244Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus79 
33.LamarLamar County High Point238Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus67 
34.BibbSand Mountain232Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus55 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks232Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus31 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point232Far South Appalachian Ridges25 
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill210Florida Panhandle-South Alabama91 
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast207Florida Panhandle-South Alabama70 
39.BullockBullock County High Point201Florida Panhandle-South Alabama61 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel198Florida Panhandle-South Alabama67 
41.RussellRussell County High Point193Far South Appalachian Ridges59 
42.PickensPickens County High Point189Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus37 
42.PerryPerry County High Point189Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus24 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point187Florida Panhandle-South Alabama53 
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout180Florida Panhandle-South Alabama31 
45.MaconMacon County High Point180Far South Appalachian Ridges12 
47.LowndesBarganier Hill179Florida Panhandle-South Alabama51 
48.HaleHale County High Point177Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus67 
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point177Florida Panhandle-South Alabama64 
48.ChoctawScott Mountain177Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee61 
48.DallasDallas County High Point177Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus49 
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point174Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
53.DaleDale County High Point168Florida Panhandle-South Alabama34 
53.HenryHenry County High Point168Florida Panhandle-South Alabama6 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower167Florida Panhandle-South Alabama73 
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point165Florida Panhandle-South Alabama104 
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point162Florida Panhandle-South Alabama22 
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point150Florida Panhandle-South Alabama49 
59.SumterSumter County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee73 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point134Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus55 
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18 
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point128Florida Panhandle-South Alabama52 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point116Florida Panhandle-South Alabama34 
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point113Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3 
65.MobileMobile County High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee49 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point104Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point101Florida Panhandle-South Alabama10 

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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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