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Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States

RankStatePeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)
1.AlaskaDenali20,14620,310West-Central Alaska Range
2.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796Hawaii Big Island
3.WashingtonMount Rainier13,21014,411South Washington Cascades
4.CaliforniaMount Whitney10,07814,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada
5.ColoradoMount Elbert907314,433Sawatch Range
6.NevadaCharleston Peak824111,916South Great Basin Ranges
7.OregonMount Hood770611,239Oregon Cascades
8.WyomingGannett Peak707613,804Wind River Range
 Wyoming or Cloud Peak706713,167Bighorn Mountains
9.UtahKings Peak634813,528Uinta Range
10.ArizonaMount Graham632010,720Southeast Arizona Ranges
11.New HampshireMount Washington61486288White Mountains
12.North CarolinaMount Mitchell60896684Central Blue Ridge Ranges
13.IdahoBorah Peak598212,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges
14.MontanaCrazy Peak570911,209Central Montana Ranges
15.New MexicoSierra Blanca Peak553311,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges
16.New YorkMount Marcy49145344Adirondack Mountains
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome45036643Great Smoky Mountains
18.TexasEmory Peak44857825Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges
19.MaineKatahdin42885268Longfellow Mountains
20.VermontMount Mansfield36334393Green Mountains
21.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak29117231Black Hills
22.VirginiaApple Orchard Mountain28254225Northern Blue Ridge
23.West VirginiaSpruce Knob27814861Allegheny Mountains
24.MassachusettsMount Greylock24633487Taconic Range
25.ArkansasMagazine Mountain21332753Ouachita Mountains
26.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald21084784Southern Blue Ridge Front
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain18994139Cumberland Mountains
28.OklahomaSugar Loaf Mountain18802560Ouachita Mountains
29.MarylandQuirauk Mountain14602140Northern Blue Ridge
30.AlabamaCheaha Mountain14452405Southern Appalachian Ridges
31.PennsylvaniaShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point14402180Northern Appalachian Ridges
 Pennsylvania or Tuscarora Mountain14382458Northern Appalachian Ridges
 Pennsylvania or Wills Mountain14202780Northern Appalachian Ridges
32.MinnesotaEagle Mountain13212301Superior Upland
33.South CarolinaHogback Mountain10693189Southern Blue Ridge Front
34.MichiganBriar Hill10411706Lower Peninsula-Heartland
 Michigan or Grove Hill3941703Lower Peninsula-Heartland
35.North DakotaBoundary Butte10312541Canadian Great Plains
36.WisconsinBlue Mounds9341719Upper Mississippi Area
37.New JerseyHigh Point8831803Northern Appalachian Ridges
 New Jersey or Hamburg Mountains High Point8751495Mid-Atlantic Highlands
38.ConnecticutNorth Preston Hill8801450Taconic Range
 Connecticut or Hanging Hills8301030New England Upland
39.MissouriMudlick Mountain6731313Ozark Plateau
 Missouri or Clark Mountain6401440Ozark Plateau
40.OhioCampbell Hill6391549Lower Peninsula-Heartland
41.IllinoisWilliams Hill6241064Lower Peninsula-Heartland
42.NebraskaHogback Mountain5825062Central Great Plains
43.IndianaWashington County High Point4201050Lower Peninsula-Heartland
44.MississippiChoctaw County High Point383723Southeast Coast
 Mississippi or Winston County High Point382722Southeast Coast
 Mississippi or McCool Lookout120720Southeast Coast
45.IowaPilot Knob3271453Upper Mississippi Area
46.Rhode IslandBeacon Pole Hill300550New England Upland
47.KansasPottawatomie County High Point2601560Central Great Plains
48.FloridaSugarloaf Mountain245310Southeast Coast
49.LouisianaBossier Parish High Point230470Ouachita Mountains
 Louisiana or Driskill Mountain225535Ouachita Mountains
50.DelawareIron Hill200340Mid-Atlantic Highlands
51.District of ColumbiaMount Hamilton150230Northern Blue Ridge

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