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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-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.CulbersonGuadalupe Peak2667Guadalupe Mountains9231994-05-05
2.PolkPolk County High Point152Plains of East Texas622000-08-21
3.CalhounCalhoun County High Point17Plains of South Texas12001-01-27
4.TylerTyler County High Point144Plains of East Texas282001-08-28
5.GrimesGrimes County High Point143Plains of East Texas342001-09-18
5.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point131Plains of East Texas122001-09-18
5.HardinHardin County High Point52Plains of East Texas52001-09-18
8.RobertsonRobertson County High Point186Plains of East Texas422001-10-31
8.HoustonHouston Mound169Plains of East Texas182001-10-31
8.AngelinaAngelina County High Point140Plains of East Texas522001-10-31
11.NewtonNewton County High Point183Plains of East Texas1022001-12-02
11.JasperHardy Benchmark178Plains of East Texas222001-12-02
11.WalkerWalker County High Point152Plains of East Texas552001-12-02
11.San JacintoSan Jacinto County High Point131Plains of East Texas152001-12-02
15.WashingtonWashington County High Point171Plains of East Texas392001-12-10
15.AustinAustin County High Point143Plains of East Texas92001-12-10
15.ColoradoRocky Hill143Plains of East Texas302001-12-10
15.WhartonWharton County High Point51Plains of East Texas12001-12-10
15.BrazoriaDamon Mound45Plains of East Texas242001-12-10
20.BrazosBrazos County High Point134Plains of East Texas122002-01-14
20.TrinityTrinity County High Point130Plains of East Texas352002-01-14
20.MadisonMadison County High Point129Plains of East Texas222002-01-14
23.FayetteObar Hill180Plains of South Texas532002-02-06
23.GonzalesGonzales County High Point180Plains of South Texas612002-02-06
23.KarnesKarnes County High Point177Plains of South Texas642002-02-06
23.LavacaLavaca County High Point171Plains of South Texas272002-02-06
23.DeWittDe Witt County High Point168Plains of South Texas62002-02-06
28.BeeBee County High Point165Plains of South Texas212002-02-07
28.GoliadGoliad County High Point128Plains of South Texas02002-02-07
28.San PatricioSan Patricio County High Point66Plains of South Texas42002-02-07
28.NuecesNueces County High Point46Plains of South Texas22002-02-07
32.Fort BendFort Bend County High Point48Plains of East Texas02002-02-26
33.CherokeeCherokee County High Point232Plains of East Texas852002-03-22
33.NacogdochesButton Mountain219Plains of East Texas902002-03-22
33.RuskRusk County High Point216Plains of East Texas762002-03-22
33.PanolaGreens Mountain168Plains of East Texas292002-03-22
37.ShelbyTimpson Lot Benchmark192Plains of East Texas692002-03-29
37.San AugustineSan Augustine County High Point180Plains of East Texas492002-03-29
37.SabineForse Mountain177Plains of East Texas502002-03-29
40.MilamMilam County High Point201Plains of East Texas502002-04-07
40.BurlesonBurleson County High Point177Plains of East Texas242002-04-07
42.GalvestonGalveston County High Point12Plains of East Texas12003-01-06
43.LibertyDavis Hill81Plains of East Texas472003-01-13
44.LimestoneLimestone County High Point210Plains of East Texas302003-01-19
44.NavarroNavarro County High Point192Plains of East Texas242003-01-19
44.FreestoneBurleson Hill185Plains of East Texas442003-01-19
47.McLennanMcLennan County High Point293Plains of Central Texas02003-01-20
47.FallsFalls County High Point223Plains of Central Texas02003-01-20
47.LeonLeon County High Point192Plains of East Texas522003-01-20
50.JacksonJackson County High Point47Plains of South Texas22003-01-27
50.RefugioRefugio County High Point30Plains of South Texas72003-01-27
50.AransasAransas County High Point17Plains of South Texas132003-01-27
53.FanninFannin County High Point244Plains of East Texas72003-02-17
53.HuntHunt County High Point223Plains of East Texas242003-02-17
53.HopkinsHopkins County High Point198Plains of East Texas272003-02-17
53.RockwallRockwall County High Point190Plains of East Texas72003-02-17
53.RainsRains County High Point174Plains of East Texas62003-02-17
58.HarrisonHarrison County High Point183Plains of East Texas692003-02-18
59.GuadalupeGuadalupe County High Point290Edwards Plateau492003-03-17
59.FrioFrio County High Point253Edwards Plateau182003-03-17
59.AtascosaAtascosa County High Point247Edwards Plateau342003-03-17
59.WilsonWilson County High Point245Plains of South Texas652003-03-17
59.BastropBastrop County High Point226Plains of South Texas752003-03-17
64.LamarLamar County High Point204Plains of East Texas62003-07-03
65.UpshurUnderwood Mountain209Plains of East Texas822004-02-08
65.DeltaDelta County High Point180Plains of East Texas32004-02-08
65.MarionMarion County High Point162Plains of East Texas242004-02-08
68.CollinCollin County High Point250Plains of East Texas182004-02-09
69.OldhamOldham County High Point1329Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.PotterPotter County High Point1192Llano Estacado22004-09-15
69.CarsonCarson County High Point1096Llano Estacado72004-09-15
69.GrayGray County High Point1013Llano Estacado22004-09-15
69.DonleyDonley County High Point996Llano Estacado22004-09-15
69.RobertsRoberts County High Point994Llano Estacado62004-09-15
69.HemphillHemphill County High Point916Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.WheelerWheeler County High Point914Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.CollingsworthCollingsworth County High Point866Intra Red-Canadian River Area62004-09-15
78.ParmerParmer County High Point1353Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.CastroCastro County High Point1219Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.LambLamb County High Point1180Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.HockleyHockley County High Point1137Llano Estacado102004-09-16
78.HaleHale County High Point1103Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.LubbockLubbock County High Point1044Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.CrosbyCrosby County High Point986Llano Estacado02004-09-16
85.CassCusseta Mountains193Plains of East Texas942005-03-04
86.GraysonGrayson County High Point283Plains of East Texas592005-03-07
86.MorrisDaingerfield Benchmark187Plains of East Texas772005-03-07
86.Red RiverRed River County High Point171Plains of East Texas02005-03-07
86.TitusTitus County High Point165Plains of East Texas242005-03-07
86.BowieBowie County High Point149Plains of East Texas92005-03-07
91.YoungYoung County High Point464Plains of East Texas1032005-03-08
91.DentonDenton County High Point299Plains of East Texas02005-03-08
93.CraneCrane County High Point898Llano Estacado12005-03-09
93.Palo PintoPalo Pinto County High Point466Plains of Central Texas92005-03-09
93.ArcherArcher County High Point413Plains of East Texas262005-03-09
96.EctorEctor County High Point1030Llano Estacado92005-03-10
97.BaileyBailey County High Point1256Llano Estacado02005-06-02
97.YoakumBeall Benchmark1187Llano Estacado72005-06-02
97.GainesGaines County High Point1128Llano Estacado02005-06-02
100.LampasasLampasas County High Point512Plains of Central Texas492006-03-15
101.EllisEllis County High Point274Plains of East Texas772006-03-16
102.CochranCochran County High Point1222Llano Estacado72006-03-20
102.TerryTerry County High Point1098Llano Estacado02006-03-20
102.LynnLynn County High Point1012Llano Estacado242006-03-20
102.GarzaGarza County High Point925Llano Estacado12006-03-20
106.MotleyMotley County High Point939Llano Estacado02006-03-21
106.DickensDickens County High Point926Llano Estacado02006-03-21
106.ScurryScurry County High Point866Plains of Central Texas552006-03-21
106.KentMcKenzie Mountains863Plains of Central Texas1102006-03-21
106.KingKing County High Point686Plains of Central Texas32006-03-21
106.ChildressChildress County High Point628Intra Red-Canadian River Area32006-03-21
112.MooreMoore County High Point1166Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point1030Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.OchiltreeOchiltree County High Point951Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.LipscombLipscomb County High Point881Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area102006-03-22
112.WilbargerWilbarger County High Point448Plains of Central Texas02006-03-22
112.WichitaWichita County High Point378Plains of East Texas92006-03-22
118.AndersonWilkerson Mountain236Plains of East Texas942006-05-01
118.HendersonTater Hill Mountain235Plains of East Texas942006-05-01
118.Van ZandtSand Hill213Plains of East Texas442006-05-01
118.KaufmanKaufman County High Point186Plains of East Texas222006-05-01
122.CookeCooke County High Point383Plains of East Texas382006-05-02
123.DallamDallam County High Point1457Raton Mesas02007-05-08
124.HardemanHardeman County High Point564Plains of Central Texas152010-10-30
124.MontagueMontague County High Point402Plains of East Texas822010-10-30
126.RandallRandall County High Point1186Llano Estacado02010-11-02
126.SwisherSwisher County High Point1138Llano Estacado42010-11-02
126.BriscoeBriscoe County High Point1027Llano Estacado22010-11-02
126.FloydFloyd County High Point1020Llano Estacado02010-11-02
130.ShermanSherman County High Point1160Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02010-11-03
 Jeff DavisBaldy Peak2554Davis Mountains1194 
 BrewsterEmory Peak2385Big Bend Ranges1367 
 PresidioChinati Peak2355Presidio County Area899 
 HudspethEagle Peak2281Van Horn Area949 
 El PasoNorth Franklin Mountain2192El Paso Ranges909 
 PecosPecos County High Point1668Glass Mountains46 
 ReevesReeves County High Point1559Davis Mountains23 
 Deaf SmithDeaf Smith County High Point1362Llano Estacado39 
 HartleyHartley County High Point1361Raton Mesas6 
 TerrellTerrell County High Point1148Glass Mountains23 
 AndrewsAndrews County High Point1088Llano Estacado0 
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1077Llano Estacado0 
 WinklerWinkler County High Point1036Llano Estacado32 
 HansfordHansford County High Point1030Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area2 
 LovingLoving County High Point1028Llano Estacado6 
 DawsonDawson County High Point981Llano Estacado27 
 UptonKing Mountain957Llano Estacado107 
 CrockettSouthwest Mesa933Llano Estacado149 
 BordenBorden County High Point911Llano Estacado1 
 MidlandMidland County High Point908Llano Estacado0 
 MartinMartin County High Point907Llano Estacado18 
 ReaganReagan County High Point902Edwards Plateau27 
 WardDunn Benchmark878Llano Estacado  
 HowardHoward County High Point864Llano Estacado66 
 GlasscockGlasscock County High Point850Llano Estacado51 
 SterlingSterling County High Point841Llano Estacado27 
 IrionIrion County High Point839Edwards Plateau34 
 CokeCoke County High Point795Llano Estacado1 
 NolanNolan County High Point795Plains of Central Texas5 
 Tom GreenTom Green County High Point792Llano Estacado6 
 SchleicherSchleicher County High Point792Edwards Plateau10 
 StonewallDouble Mountains786Plains of Central Texas165 
 MitchellStepp Mountain785Plains of Central Texas33 
 HallHall County High Point777Intra Red-Canadian River Area0 
 TaylorChalk Peak Northwest759Plains of Central Texas  
 SuttonSutton County High Point758Edwards Plateau35 
 KimbleKimble County High Point750Edwards Plateau14 
 MenardMenard County High Point741Edwards Plateau19 
 KerrKerr County High Point738Edwards Plateau27 
 EdwardsEdwards County High Point736Edwards Plateau41 
 ConchoConcho County High Point735Edwards Plateau0 
 FisherFisher County High Point733Plains of Central Texas5 
 RealLove Benchmark733Edwards Plateau20 
 BanderaBandera County High Point719Edwards Plateau0 
 Val VerdeVal Verde County High Point715Glass Mountains0 
 RunnelsMoro Mountain704Plains of Central Texas113 
 CallahanCallahan County High Point700Plains of Central Texas33 
 GillespieGillespie County High Point691Edwards Plateau8 
 CottleCottle County High Point689Plains of Central Texas30 
 ColemanMcCord Benchmark688Plains of Central Texas66 
 UvaldeRawhide Mountains674Edwards Plateau101 
 MasonMonument Mountain658Edwards Plateau37 
 McCullochMcCulloch County High Point646Edwards Plateau9 
 KinneyKinney County High Point640Edwards Plateau49 
 KendallKendall County High Point634Edwards Plateau12 
 MedinaMedina County High Point622Edwards Plateau49 
 ShackelfordShackelford County High Point619Plains of Central Texas6 
 San SabaSan Saba County High Point604Edwards Plateau86 
 EastlandEastland County High Point604Plains of Central Texas0 
 JonesJones County High Point604Plains of Central Texas9 
 BrownHog Mountains601Plains of Central Texas95 
 ComancheComanche County High Point588Plains of Central Texas47 
 LlanoBee Benchmark580Edwards Plateau38 
 BlancoCircle Benchmark579Edwards Plateau25 
 BexarMount Smith577Edwards Plateau62 
 FoardFoard County High Point573Plains of Central Texas27 
 MillsMills County High Point547Plains of Central Texas50 
 HaskellHaskell County High Point547Plains of Central Texas2 
 KnoxKnox County High Point547Plains of Central Texas10 
 ThrockmortonThrockmorton County High Point527Plains of Central Texas73 
 HamiltonHamilton County High Point510Plains of Central Texas4 
 ErathBlue Hills509Plains of Central Texas46 
 HaysHays County High Point500Edwards Plateau43 
 StephensStephens County High Point496Plains of Central Texas18 
 BurnetBurnet County High Point489Plains of Central Texas38 
 BaylorBaylor County High Point468Plains of Central Texas27 
 ComalDevils Hill463Edwards Plateau61 
 JackJack County High Point460Plains of East Texas14 
 CoryellCoryell County High Point455Plains of Central Texas34 
 TravisShingle Hills433Edwards Plateau46 
 ParkerParker County High Point417Plains of East Texas85 
 WilliamsonPost Oak Ridge408Plains of Central Texas11 
 SomervellChalk Mountain East399Plains of Central Texas18 
 BosqueBosque County High Point393Plains of Central Texas30 
 WisePoolville Benchmark383Plains of East Texas14 
 BellSevenmile Mountain376Plains of Central Texas4 
 HoodComanche Peak375Plains of Central Texas81 
 ClayClay County High Point367Plains of East Texas38 
 JohnsonCaddo Peak325Plains of East Texas43 
 MaverickMaverick County High Point297Edwards Plateau5 
 TarrantTarrant County High Point294Plains of East Texas12 
 ZavalaBatesville Hill291Edwards Plateau40 
 WebbWebb County High Point287Plains of South Texas108 
 HillHill County High Point273Plains of East Texas65 
 Jim HoggJim Hogg County High Point268Plains of South Texas12 
 DimmitEnglish Benchmark265Plains of South Texas  
 DallasDallas County High Point265Plains of East Texas41 
 ZapataZapata County High Point262Plains of South Texas0 
 DuvalSnake Benchmark259Plains of South Texas18 
 LeeYegua Benchmark232Plains of East Texas75 
 CaldwellCrouch Benchmark224Plains of South Texas49 
 McMullenMcMullen County High Point207Plains of South Texas3 
 SmithSmith County High Point205Plains of East Texas58 
 WoodWood County High Point198Plains of East Texas46 
 La SalleLa Salle County High Point198Edwards Plateau9 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point183Plains of East Texas27 
 StarrStarr County High Point179Plains of South Texas13 
 CampCouch Mountain164Plains of East Texas50 
 Live OakLive Oak County High Point162Plains of South Texas16 
 GreggGregg County High Point162Plains of East Texas0 
 Jim WellsJim Wells County High Point137Plains of South Texas12 
 BrooksBrooks County High Point131Plains of South Texas23 
 HidalgoHidalgo County High Point115Plains of South Texas4 
 WallerWaller County High Point107Plains of East Texas0 
 HarrisHarris County High Point94Plains of East Texas0 
 VictoriaVictoria County High Point70Plains of South Texas3 
 KlebergKleberg County High Point51Plains of South Texas0 
 KenedySullivan Benchmark35Plains of South Texas12 
 WillacyWillacy County High Point29Plains of South Texas14 
 ChambersBarbers Hill26Plains of East Texas13 
 MatagordaMatagorda County High Point23Plains of East Texas1 
 CameronCameron County High Point21Plains of South Texas1 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point14Plains of East Texas1 
 OrangeOrange County High Point11Plains of East Texas0 

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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.


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 web site, and manually verified.


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