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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1465
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges264
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217
4.DekalbFox Mountain2002Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges 
7.JacksonJohnson Top1880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
7.MadisonJohnson Top1880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
11.BlountBlount County High Point1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
12.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges 
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1460Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1340Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1200Far South Appalachian Ridges 
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1140Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1020Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
25.LeeSalem Lookout960Far South Appalachian Ridges 
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau 
26.ChambersChambers County High Point940Far South Appalachian Ridges 
26.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau 
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain880Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
30.FayetteFord Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
33.LamarLamar County High Point800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point780Far South Appalachian Ridges 
36.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
37.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
39.BullockBullock County High Point670Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges 
42.PerryPerry County High Point630Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
43.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout600Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
45.ChoctawScott Mountain600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
45.DallasDallas County High Point600Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
48.MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges 
49.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
50.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
50.ConecuhConecuh County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
53.DaleDale County High Point560Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
54.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
56.CoffeeCoffee County High Point540Florida 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 
60.WashingtonWashington County High Point440Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point430Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point390Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
65.MobileMobile County High Point370Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point350Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point340Florida 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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