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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1445 
2.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217 
3.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges244 
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
4.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
4.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau  
4.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau  
4.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau  
4.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges  
4.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
4.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
4.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
4.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
4.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
4.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
4.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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