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Counties with Largest Area

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5)Area-SqKm
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney4418Mount Whitney Group26,481
2.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Palisades15,572
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317Mount Shasta Area16,416
4.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Northern Wind River Range23,956
5.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Southern Absaroka Range18,009
6.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Santa Fe Mountains15,267
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982Snake Range23,021
8.UT-San JuanMount Peale3877La Sal Mountains20,536
9.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak3851Flagstaff Area48,326
10.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak3662Medicine Bow Mountains11,143
11.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak3649Sacramento Mountains17,175
12.NV-NyeMount Jefferson3640Toquima Range47,002
13.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak3632Spring Mountains20,950
14.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain3505San Bernardino Mountains52,078
15.NV-LanderBunker Hill3497Toiyabe Range14,280
16.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy3476White Mountains29,055
17.NV-ElkoRuby Dome3471Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains44,496
18.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain3400Pioneer Mountains14,399
19.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak3362Stansbury Mountains18,129
20.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy3321Mogollon Mountains17,952
21.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak3304San Jacinto Mountains18,920
22.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy3287West-Central Rio Grande Area17,225
23.NV-WashoeMount Rose3285Carson Range16,947
24.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge3243Schell Creek Range27,536
25.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak3116Pavant Range17,669
26.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain3028Northwest Salt Lake Ranges14,956
27.NV-PershingStar Peak2998Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15,696
28.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak2975Chiricahua Area16,119
29.OR-HarneySteens Mountain2967Steens Mountain Area26,439
30.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak2966Santa Rosa Mountains24,979
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain2911East Flaming Gorge Area27,132
32.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest2877Central Bitteroot Range21,970
33.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain2861Chuska Mountains14,341
34.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen2799Crater Lake Area13,107
35.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro2794North San Mateo Mountains14,128
36.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon2791Huachuca Area23,816
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain2688San Emigdio Mountains21,138
38.OR-LakeCrane Mountain2577Warner Mountains21,611
39.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak2566Hualapai Mountains34,883
40.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain2561Owyhee Mountains19,901
41.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point2490Hopi-Navajo Mesas25,795
42.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak2447Trout Creek Area25,672
43.AZ-YavapaiMount Union2432Prescott Area21,054
44.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point2426Mogollon Rim12,425
45.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak2385Big Bend Ranges16,058
46.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak2161Sacramento Mountains15,741
47.AZ-YumaSignal Peak1487Kofa Area14,302
48.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills15,539
49.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine17,636
50.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain594Northern Minnesota Ranges17,402

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List Description

This list shows the highest points of the 50 largest counties in the US outside of Alaska. All but four of them are in nine western states. There is one each in Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Maine.

Thanks to John Hasch for suggesting the addition of the Area column, greatly improving the usefulness of this list.

 


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