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USA 48-States Island High Points above 500 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point162Washington9.4445 
2.Mount Desert IslandCadillac MountainNullMaine140.1280 
3.Santa Cruz IslandDevils Peak754California50.1249 
4.Santa Rosa IslandSoledad PeakNullCalifornia32.2209 
5.Santa Catalina IslandMount OrizabaNullCalifornia79.4194 
6.Orcas IslandMount ConstitutionNullWashington34.4153 
7.San Clemente IslandThirst BenchmarkNullCalifornia54.4151 
8.San Juan IslandMount Dallas332Washington19.6148 
9.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill198Washington9.8144 
10.San Miguel IslandSan Miguel HillNullCalifornia24.840 
11.Santa Barbara IslandSignal HillNullCalifornia41.22 
12.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point180Washington21.4  
12.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill168Washington3.5  
12.Isle au HautMount Champlain166Maine32.5  
12.Lopez IslandLopez HillNullWashington5.7  
12.Waldron IslandDisney MountainNullWashington4.0  
12.Cypress IslandCypress Island High PointNullWashington12.4  
12.Fidalgo IslandMount ErieNullWashington13.5  
12.Angel IslandMount Caroline LivermoreNullCalifornia5.9  
12.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High PointNullWashington8.4  
12.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High PointNullWashington5.8  
12.Blakely IslandBlakely PeakNullWashington5.6  
12.West Anacapa IslandSummit Peak 2NullCalifornia13.6  
12.San Nicolas IslandSan Nicolas Island High PointNullCalifornia83.4  
12.Lummi IslandLummi PeakNullWashington11.7  

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List Description

Outside of Alaska and Hawaii, the United States is not very well-endowed with islands, especially not any islands with notably high peaks. The best the 48 states can muster is Devils Peak on California's Santa Cruz Island at a relatively paltry 2450 feet. The Atlantic Ocean islands of the US are crowned by Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park at only 1528 feet.

Indeed, all of the islands on this list are in California, Washington, and Maine. There are other US islands, of course, but none have peaks higher than 500 feet above ocean level.

This list does not include lake islands or those in U.S. dependencies such as Puerto Rico or Guam.

 


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