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Texas County High Points

Showing Bill Jacobs's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (130 out of 254, or 51.18%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CulbersonGuadalupe Peak8749Guadalupe Mountains30291994-05-05
2.PolkPolk County High Point500Plains of East Texas2052000-08-21
3.CalhounCalhoun County High Point56Plains of South Texas 2001-01-27
4.TylerTyler County High Point472Plains of East Texas 2001-08-28
5.GrimesGrimes County High Point470Plains of East Texas 2001-09-18
5.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point430Plains of East Texas 2001-09-18
5.HardinHardin County High Point170Plains of East Texas 2001-09-18
8.RobertsonRobertson County High Point610Plains of East Texas 2001-10-31
8.HoustonHouston Mound555Plains of East Texas602001-10-31
8.AngelinaAngelina County High Point460Plains of East Texas 2001-10-31
11.NewtonNewton County High Point600Plains of East Texas3352001-12-02
11.JasperHardy Benchmark583Plains of East Texas 2001-12-02
11.WalkerWalker County High Point500Plains of East Texas 2001-12-02
11.San JacintoSan Jacinto County High Point430Plains of East Texas 2001-12-02
15.WashingtonWashington County High Point560Plains of East Texas 2001-12-10
15.AustinAustin County High Point470Plains of East Texas 2001-12-10
15.ColoradoRocky Hill470Plains of East Texas1002001-12-10
15.WhartonWharton County High Point166Plains of East Texas 2001-12-10
15.BrazoriaDamon Mound146Plains of East Texas792001-12-10
20.BrazosBrazos County High Point440Plains of East Texas 2002-01-14
20.TrinityTrinity County High Point425Plains of East Texas 2002-01-14
20.MadisonMadison County High Point423Plains of East Texas 2002-01-14
23.FayetteObar Hill590Plains of South Texas1752002-02-06
23.GonzalesGonzales County High Point590Plains of South Texas 2002-02-06
23.KarnesKarnes County High Point580Plains of South Texas 2002-02-06
23.LavacaLavaca County High Point560Plains of South Texas 2002-02-06
23.DeWittDe Witt County High Point550Plains of South Texas 2002-02-06
28.BeeBee County High Point540Plains of South Texas 2002-02-07
28.GoliadGoliad County High Point420Plains of South Texas 2002-02-07
28.San PatricioSan Patricio County High Point215Plains of South Texas 2002-02-07
28.NuecesNueces County High Point150Plains of South Texas 2002-02-07
32.Fort BendFort Bend County High Point158Plains of East Texas 2002-02-26
33.CherokeeCherokee County High Point760Plains of East Texas 2002-03-22
33.NacogdochesButton Mountain720Plains of East Texas2952002-03-22
33.RuskRusk County High Point710Plains of East Texas 2002-03-22
33.PanolaGreens Mountain551Plains of East Texas962002-03-22
37.ShelbyTimpson Lot Benchmark630Plains of East Texas2252002-03-29
37.San AugustineSan Augustine County High Point590Plains of East Texas 2002-03-29
37.SabineForse Mountain580Plains of East Texas1652002-03-29
40.MilamMilam County High Point660Plains of East Texas1652002-04-07
40.BurlesonBurleson County High Point580Plains of East Texas 2002-04-07
42.GalvestonGalveston County High Point40Plains of East Texas 2003-01-06
43.LibertyDavis Hill265Plains of East Texas1532003-01-13
44.LimestoneLimestone County High Point690Plains of East Texas 2003-01-19
44.NavarroNavarro County High Point630Plains of East Texas 2003-01-19
44.FreestoneBurleson Hill608Plains of East Texas1432003-01-19
47.McLennanMcLennan County High Point960Plains of Central Texas 2003-01-20
47.FallsFalls County High Point731Plains of Central Texas 2003-01-20
47.LeonLeon County High Point630Plains of East Texas 2003-01-20
50.JacksonJackson County High Point155Plains of South Texas 2003-01-27
50.RefugioRefugio County High Point100Plains of South Texas 2003-01-27
50.AransasAransas County High Point55Plains of South Texas 2003-01-27
53.FanninFannin County High Point802Plains of East Texas 2003-02-17
53.HuntHunt County High Point730Plains of East Texas802003-02-17
53.HopkinsHopkins County High Point650Plains of East Texas 2003-02-17
53.RockwallRockwall County High Point624Plains of East Texas 2003-02-17
53.RainsRains County High Point570Plains of East Texas 2003-02-17
58.HarrisonHarrison County High Point600Plains of East Texas2252003-02-18
59.GuadalupeGuadalupe County High Point952Edwards Plateau 2003-03-17
59.FrioFrio County High Point830Edwards Plateau 2003-03-17
59.AtascosaAtascosa County High Point810Edwards Plateau 2003-03-17
59.WilsonWilson County High Point804Plains of South Texas 2003-03-17
59.BastropBastrop County High Point741Plains of South Texas2462003-03-17
64.LamarLamar County High Point670Plains of East Texas 2003-07-03
65.UpshurUnderwood Mountain685Plains of East Texas2702004-02-08
65.DeltaDelta County High Point590Plains of East Texas 2004-02-08
65.MarionMarion County High Point530Plains of East Texas 2004-02-08
68.CollinCollin County High Point820Plains of East Texas 2004-02-09
69.OldhamOldham County High Point4360Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.PotterPotter County High Point3910Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.CarsonCarson County High Point3596Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.GrayGray County High Point3325Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.DonleyDonley County High Point3268Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.RobertsRoberts County High Point3260Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.HemphillHemphill County High Point3005Llano Estacado 2004-09-15
69.WheelerWheeler County High Point3000Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.CollingsworthCollingsworth County High Point2840Intra Red-Canadian River Area202004-09-15
78.ParmerParmer County High Point4440Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.CastroCastro County High Point4000Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
78.LambLamb County High Point3870Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
78.HockleyHockley County High Point3730Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
78.HaleHale County High Point3620Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
78.LubbockLubbock County High Point3425Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
78.CrosbyCrosby County High Point3235Llano Estacado 2004-09-16
85.CassCusseta Mountains632Plains of East Texas3072005-03-04
86.GraysonGrayson County High Point930Plains of East Texas1952005-03-07
86.MorrisDaingerfield Benchmark614Plains of East Texas 2005-03-07
86.Red RiverRed River County High Point560Plains of East Texas 2005-03-07
86.TitusTitus County High Point540Plains of East Texas 2005-03-07
86.BowieBowie County High Point490Plains of East Texas 2005-03-07
91.YoungYoung County High Point1522Plains of East Texas3372005-03-08
91.DentonDenton County High Point980Plains of East Texas 2005-03-08
93.CraneCrane County High Point2945Llano Estacado32005-03-09
93.Palo PintoPalo Pinto County High Point1530Plains of Central Texas 2005-03-09
93.ArcherArcher County High Point1355Plains of East Texas 2005-03-09
96.EctorEctor County High Point3380Llano Estacado 2005-03-10
97.BaileyBailey County High Point4120Llano Estacado 2005-06-02
97.YoakumBeall Benchmark3895Llano Estacado232005-06-02
97.GainesGaines County High Point3700Llano Estacado02005-06-02
100.LampasasLampasas County High Point1681Plains of Central Texas 2006-03-15
101.EllisEllis County High Point898Plains of East Texas2532006-03-16
102.CochranCochran County High Point4010Llano Estacado 2006-03-20
102.TerryTerry County High Point3602Llano Estacado 2006-03-20
102.LynnLynn County High Point3320Llano Estacado782006-03-20
102.GarzaGarza County High Point3035Llano Estacado 2006-03-20
106.MotleyMotley County High Point3080Llano Estacado 2006-03-21
106.DickensDickens County High Point3037Llano Estacado 2006-03-21
106.ScurryScurry County High Point2840Plains of Central Texas 2006-03-21
106.KentMcKenzie Mountains2830Plains of Central Texas3602006-03-21
106.KingKing County High Point2250Plains of Central Texas 2006-03-21
106.ChildressChildress County High Point2060Intra Red-Canadian River Area 2006-03-21
112.MooreMoore County High Point3825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2006-03-22
112.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point3380Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2006-03-22
112.OchiltreeOchiltree County High Point3120Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2006-03-22
112.LipscombLipscomb County High Point2892Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2006-03-22
112.WilbargerWilbarger County High Point1470Plains of Central Texas 2006-03-22
112.WichitaWichita County High Point1240Plains of East Texas 2006-03-22
118.AndersonWilkerson Mountain773Plains of East Texas3082006-05-01
118.HendersonTater Hill Mountain772Plains of East Texas3072006-05-01
118.Van ZandtSand Hill698Plains of East Texas1442006-05-01
118.KaufmanKaufman County High Point611Plains of East Texas 2006-05-01
122.CookeCooke County High Point1255Plains of East Texas 2006-05-02
123.DallamDallam County High Point4780Raton Mesas 2007-05-08
124.HardemanHardeman County High Point1850Plains of Central Texas 2010-10-30
124.MontagueMontague County High Point1320Plains of East Texas 2010-10-30
126.RandallRandall County High Point3890Llano Estacado 2010-11-02
126.SwisherSwisher County High Point3735Llano Estacado 2010-11-02
126.BriscoeBriscoe County High Point3370Llano Estacado 2010-11-02
126.FloydFloyd County High Point3345Llano Estacado 2010-11-02
130.ShermanSherman County High Point3805Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2010-11-03
 Jeff DavisBaldy Peak8378Davis Mountains3918 
 BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges4485 
 PresidioChinati Peak7728Presidio County Area2948 
 HudspethEagle Peak7484Van Horn Area3114 
 El PasoNorth Franklin Mountain7192El Paso Ranges2982 
 PecosPecos County High Point5472Glass Mountains152 
 ReevesReeves County High Point5115Davis Mountains75 
 Deaf SmithDeaf Smith County High Point4469Llano Estacado  
 HartleyHartley County High Point4465Raton Mesas20 
 TerrellTerrell County High Point3765Glass Mountains75 
 AndrewsAndrews County High Point3570Llano Estacado  
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point3535Llano Estacado  
 WinklerWinkler County High Point3400Llano Estacado  
 HansfordHansford County High Point3378Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area  
 LovingLoving County High Point3374Llano Estacado19 
 DawsonDawson County High Point3220Llano Estacado  
 UptonKing Mountain3141Llano Estacado351 
 CrockettSouthwest Mesa3060Llano Estacado490 
 BordenBorden County High Point2990Llano Estacado  
 MidlandMidland County High Point2980Llano Estacado  
 MartinMartin County High Point2976Llano Estacado  
 ReaganReagan County High Point2960Edwards Plateau  
 WardDunn Benchmark2880Llano Estacado  
 HowardHoward County High Point2835Llano Estacado  
 GlasscockGlasscock County High Point2788Llano Estacado  
 SterlingSterling County High Point2760Llano Estacado  
 IrionIrion County High Point2752Edwards Plateau  
 CokeCoke County High Point2609Llano Estacado  
 NolanNolan County High Point2607Plains of Central Texas  
 Tom GreenTom Green County High Point2600Llano Estacado  
 SchleicherSchleicher County High Point2600Edwards Plateau  
 StonewallDouble Mountains2580Plains of Central Texas540 
 MitchellStepp Mountain2574Plains of Central Texas109 
 HallHall County High Point2550Intra Red-Canadian River Area  
 TaylorChalk Peak Northwest2490Plains of Central Texas  
 SuttonSutton County High Point2487Edwards Plateau115 
 KimbleKimble County High Point2460Edwards Plateau  
 MenardMenard County High Point2432Edwards Plateau  
 KerrKerr County High Point2420Edwards Plateau90 
 EdwardsEdwards County High Point2415Edwards Plateau  
 ConchoConcho County High Point2413Edwards Plateau  
 FisherFisher County High Point2405Plains of Central Texas  
 RealReal County High Point2405Edwards Plateau  
 BanderaBandera County High Point2360Edwards Plateau1 
 Val VerdeVal Verde County High Point2345Glass Mountains  
 RunnelsMoro Mountain2310Plains of Central Texas370 
 CallahanCallahan County High Point2296Plains of Central Texas  
 GillespieGillespie County High Point2267Edwards Plateau  
 CottleCottle County High Point2260Plains of Central Texas  
 ColemanMcCord Benchmark2257Plains of Central Texas  
 UvaldeRawhide Mountains2210Edwards Plateau330 
 MasonMonument Mountain2160Edwards Plateau120 
 McCullochMcCulloch County High Point2120Edwards Plateau  
 KinneyKinney County High Point2100Edwards Plateau  
 KendallKendall County High Point2081Edwards Plateau  
 MedinaMedina County High Point2040Edwards Plateau  
 ShackelfordShackelford County High Point2031Plains of Central Texas  
 San SabaSan Saba County High Point1981Edwards Plateau  
 EastlandEastland County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas  
 JonesJones County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas  
 BrownHog Mountains1973Plains of Central Texas  
 ComancheComanche County High Point1929Plains of Central Texas  
 LlanoBee Benchmark1904Edwards Plateau  
 BlancoCircle Benchmark1901Edwards Plateau  
 BexarMount Smith1892Edwards Plateau202 
 FoardFoard County High Point1880Plains of Central Texas  
 MillsMills County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas  
 HaskellHaskell County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas  
 KnoxKnox County High Point1794Plains of Central Texas  
 ThrockmortonThrockmorton County High Point1730Plains of Central Texas  
 HamiltonHamilton County High Point1674Plains of Central Texas  
 ErathBlue Hills1670Plains of Central Texas150 
 HaysHays County High Point1640Edwards Plateau  
 StephensStephens County High Point1628Plains of Central Texas  
 BurnetBurnet County High Point1604Plains of Central Texas  
 BaylorBaylor County High Point1537Plains of Central Texas  
 ComalDevils Hill1520Edwards Plateau200 
 JackJack County High Point1510Plains of East Texas45 
 CoryellCoryell County High Point1493Plains of Central Texas  
 TravisShingle Hills1420Edwards Plateau150 
 ParkerParker County High Point1368Plains of East Texas  
 WilliamsonPost Oak Ridge1340Plains of Central Texas  
 SomervellChalk Mountain East1310Plains of Central Texas  
 BosqueBosque County High Point1290Plains of Central Texas  
 WisePoolville Benchmark1256Plains of East Texas  
 BellSevenmile Mountain1232Plains of Central Texas  
 HoodComanche Peak1230Plains of Central Texas265 
 ClayClay County High Point1205Plains of East Texas  
 JohnsonCaddo Peak1065Plains of East Texas140 
 MaverickMaverick County High Point975Edwards Plateau  
 TarrantTarrant County High Point966Plains of East Texas41 
 ZavalaBatesville Hill956Edwards Plateau131 
 WebbWebb County High Point940Plains of South Texas355 
 HillHill County High Point897Plains of East Texas212 
 Jim HoggJim Hogg County High Point878Plains of South Texas  
 DimmitEnglish Benchmark871Plains of South Texas  
 DallasDallas County High Point870Plains of East Texas135 
 ZapataZapata County High Point860Plains of South Texas  
 DuvalSnake Benchmark850Plains of South Texas  
 LeeYegua Benchmark762Plains of East Texas247 
 CaldwellCrouch Benchmark736Plains of South Texas161 
 McMullenMcMullen County High Point680Plains of South Texas  
 SmithSmith County High Point671Plains of East Texas  
 WoodWood County High Point650Plains of East Texas  
 La SalleLa Salle County High Point650Edwards Plateau  
 FranklinFranklin County High Point600Plains of East Texas  
 StarrStarr County High Point586Plains of South Texas  
 CampCouch Mountain538Plains of East Texas163 
 Live OakLive Oak County High Point532Plains of South Texas  
 GreggGregg County High Point530Plains of East Texas0 
 Jim WellsJim Wells County High Point450Plains of South Texas  
 BrooksBrooks County High Point431Plains of South Texas  
 HidalgoHidalgo County High Point376Plains of South Texas  
 WallerWaller County High Point350Plains of East Texas  
 HarrisHarris County High Point310Plains of East Texas  
 VictoriaVictoria County High Point230Plains of South Texas  
 KlebergKleberg County High Point168Plains of South Texas  
 KenedySullivan Benchmark115Plains of South Texas  
 WillacyWillacy County High Point94Plains of South Texas  
 ChambersBarbers Hill85Plains of East Texas43 
 MatagordaMatagorda County High Point75Plains of East Texas  
 CameronCameron County High Point70Plains of South Texas  
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point50Plains of East Texas  
 OrangeOrange County High Point35Plains of East Texas  

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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 Texas, then 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.

Texas has more counties than any other state, and large sections of the state have very low relief. Additionally, many of these high points are on private land and require landowner permission. To date (early 2010) no one has been to all 254 of these points.

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by David Olson, Carl Mills, and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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