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USA 48-States Island High Points above 500 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft StateIsol-MiArea-SqMi
15.Angel IslandMount Caroline Livermore781California3.7 
11.Blakely IslandBlakely Peak1042Washington3.5 
17.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High Point646Washington2.2 
21.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point580Washington13.3 
8.Cypress IslandCypress Island High Point1525Washington7.7 
22.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill540Washington2.2 
9.Fidalgo IslandMount Erie1273Washington8.4 
16.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High Point688Washington5.2 
22.Isle au HautMount Champlain540Maine20.2 
24.Lopez IslandLopez Hill535Washington3.5 
5.Lummi IslandLummi Peak1665Washington7.2 
7.Mount Desert IslandCadillac Mountain1528Maine87.0108
2.Orcas IslandMount Constitution2407Washington21.459
4.San Clemente IslandThirst Benchmark1965California33.858
10.San Juan IslandMount Dallas1080Washington12.257
14.San Miguel IslandSan Miguel Hill831California15.415
13.San Nicolas IslandSan Nicolas Island High Point907California51.8 
19.Santa Barbara IslandSignal Hill634California25.61
3.Santa Catalina IslandMount Orizaba2125California49.475
1.Santa Cruz IslandDevils Peak2450California31.196
6.Santa Rosa IslandSoledad Peak1589California20.081
18.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill640Washington6.156
20.Waldron IslandDisney Mountain612Washington2.5 
12.West Anacapa IslandSummit Peak 2930California8.4 
25.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point520Washington5.8172

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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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