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Alabama County High Points

Showing Andy Martin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 67, or 7.46%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14551989-11-20
2.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point930Southern Cumberland Plateau401999-06-12
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges12172009-06-12
4.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges10582013-07-06
5.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3452014-10-23
 ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges254 
 DekalbFox Mountain1985Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus985 
 TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges974 
 JacksonJohnson Top1870Southern Cumberland Plateau740 
 MadisonJohnson Top1870Southern Cumberland Plateau740 
 Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus864 
 ShelbySignal Mountain1570Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus900 
 BlountBlount County High Point1550Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus540 
 EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus258 
 RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges334 
 JeffersonButler Mountain1450Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus360 
 MarshallGunters Mountain1390Southern Cumberland Plateau540 
 MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1330Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus480 
 CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges375 
 TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1190Far South Appalachian Ridges120 
 FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus258 
 CullmanBrindley Mountain1130Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus30 
 WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus93 
 MarionBakefield Benchmark1010Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
 ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus90 
 LeeSalem Lookout955Far South Appalachian Ridges230 
 LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau85 
 ChambersChambers County High Point930Far South Appalachian Ridges160 
 ChiltonChandler Mountain870Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus360 
 TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus70 
 WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus250 
 FayetteFord Mountain810Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus280 
 LamarLamar County High Point790Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240 
 AutaugaWater Tanks770Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus120 
 ElmoreElmore County High Point770Far South Appalachian Ridges100 
 BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus190 
 BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama305 
 PikeBecks Mountain Northeast685Florida Panhandle-South Alabama240 
 BullockBullock County High Point665Florida Panhandle-South Alabama210 
 CrenshawMount Carmel655Florida Panhandle-South Alabama230 
 RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges199 
 PerryPerry County High Point625Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus90 
 PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus130 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama177 
 ButlerBarganier Lookout595Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110 
 MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges43 
 ChoctawScott Mountain590Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee220 
 DallasDallas County High Point590Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
 LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama172 
 HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus230 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama215 
 ConecuhConecuh County High Point575Florida Panhandle-South Alabama10 
 DaleDale County High Point555Florida Panhandle-South Alabama120 
 HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama25 
 WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama242 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point535Florida Panhandle-South Alabama80 
 CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama166 
 SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee246 
 GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus190 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point435Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
 MarengoMarengo County High Point425Florida Panhandle-South Alabama180 
 HoustonHouston County High Point385Florida Panhandle-South Alabama120 
 EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama17 
 MobileMobile County High Point365Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee170 
 GenevaGeneva County High Point345Florida Panhandle-South Alabama60 
 BaldwinBaldwin County High Point335Florida Panhandle-South Alabama40 

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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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