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USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points

Basins with over 1500 square miles

RankDrainage BasinArea-SqMiPeak Elev-Ft
CountryRange (Level 4)
 Roanoke9,785Apple Orchard Mountain4225United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
 Alabama43,719Big Frog Mountain4220United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
 Eel3,677Black Butte7448United StatesNorthern California Coast Range
 Rio Grande222,823Blanca Peak14,345United StatesSangre de Cristo Range
 Susquehanna27,456Blue Knob3130United StatesAllegheny Mountains
 Thames [CT]1,622Burley Hill1316United StatesNew England Upland
 Cape Fear9,108Cape Fear Basin High Point1015United StatesPiedmont
 Chehalis2,123Capitol Peak5054United StatesOlympic Mountains
 Colorado [TX]42,299Colorado Basin High Point4542United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 Suwanee13,576Crisp County High Point485United StatesPiedmont
 Nueces16,820Edwards County High Point2415United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 Great Divide Basin3,908Ferris Mountain10,037United StatesGreat Divide Basin Area
 Santee15,392Grandfather Mountain5946United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
 Tar3,178Granville County High Point745United StatesPiedmont
 Guadalupe6,007Guadalupe Basin High Point2405United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 San Antonio4,192Guadalupe Benchmark2383United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 Ogeechee4,463Hancock County High Point745United StatesPiedmont
 Rappahannock2,571Hawksbill4050United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
 Sabine19,818Hunt County High Point735United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 Salinas4,687Junipero Serra Peak5862United StatesCentral California Coast Ranges
 Penobscot8,544Katahdin5268United StatesLongfellow Mountains
 James9,676Little Ridge4546United StatesCentral Appalachian Ridges
 Brazos45,674Mississippi-Rio Grande-Brazos Triple Divide4745United StatesSouthern Great Plains
 Skagit3,143Mount Baker10,781United StatesNorth Cascades
 Snohomish1,806Mount Daniel7980United StatesSouth Washington Cascades
 Mississippi1,251,272Mount Elbert14,433United StatesSawatch Range
 Housatonic1,930Mount Everett2608United StatesTaconic Range
 Wilcox Playa1,680Mount Graham10,720United StatesSoutheast Arizona Ranges
 San Joaquin15,760Mount Humphreys13,986United StatesCentral Sierra Nevada
 Merrimack5,020Mount Lafayette5260United StatesWhite Mountains
 St. Lawrence502,413Mount Marcy5344United StatesAdirondack Mountains
 Hudson13,424Mount Marcy5344United StatesAdirondack Mountains
 Rogue5,155Mount McLoughlin9495United StatesOregon Cascades
 Santa Clara1,605Mount Pinos8831United StatesTransverse Ranges
 Columbia259,390Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim14,220United StatesSouth Washington Cascades
 Klamath15,624Mount Shasta14,162United StatesCalifornia Cascades
 Sacramento26,786Mount Shasta14,162United StatesCalifornia Cascades
 Umpqua4,665Mount Thielsen9182United StatesOregon Cascades
 Androscoggin3,512Mount Washington6288United StatesWhite Mountains
 Saco1,698Mount Washington6288United StatesWhite Mountains
 Connecticut11,253Mount Washington6288United StatesWhite Mountains
 Great Basin201,693Mount Whitney14,495United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
 Owens Valley3,293Mount Whitney14,495United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
 South San Joaquin Basin16,381Mount Whitney14,495United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
 Saint Croix1,985Musquash Mountain1230United StatesNew England Upland
 Pascagoula8,487Neshoba County High Point705United StatesSoutheast Coast
 Chowan4,905Nottoway Basin High Point665United StatesPiedmont
 Mattaponi2,604Peters Mountain1830United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
 Neuse5,600Roxboro Hill895United StatesPiedmont
 Edisto2,440Saluda County High Point685United StatesPiedmont
 Salton Sea8,035San Gorgonio Mountain11,499United StatesTransverse Ranges
 Santa Ana1,691San Gorgonio Mountain-Northwest Slope11,420United StatesTransverse Ranges
 Santa Maria1,820Sawmill Mountain-West Peak8749United StatesTransverse Ranges
 Delaware12,880Slide Mountain4190United StatesCatskill Mountains
 Potomac14,213Spruce Knob4861United StatesAllegheny Mountains
 Savannah10,467Standing Indian5499United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
 Altamaha14,279Stone Mountain1690United StatesPiedmont
 Kennebec5,911Sugarloaf Mountain4250United StatesLongfellow Mountains
 St. John9,238Sugarloaf Mountain312United StatesSoutheast Coast
 Pee Dee17,882Thompkins Knob4100United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
 Apalachicola19,615Tray Mountain4430United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
 Colorado249,676Uncompahgre Peak14,309United StatesSan Juan Mountains
 Pearl [MS-LA]8,635Winston County High Point722United StatesSoutheast Coast
 Trinity17,994Young County High Point1522United StatesSouthern Great Plains

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