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Counties with Largest Area

Showing Angie Capece's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 50, or 8%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5)Area-SqKmAscent Date
1.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain3505San Bernardino Mountains52,0782010-10-03
2.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak3851Flagstaff Area48,326 
3.NV-NyeMount Jefferson3640Toquima Range47,002 
4.NV-ElkoRuby Dome3471Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains44,496 
5.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak2566Hualapai Mountains34,8832011-03-27
6.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy3476White Mountains29,055 
7.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge3243Schell Creek Range27,536 
8.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain2911East Flaming Gorge Area27,132 
9.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Mount Whitney Group26,4812011-09-09
10.OR-HarneySteens Mountain2967Steens Mountain Area26,439 
11.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point2490Hopi-Navajo Mesas25,795 
12.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak2447Trout Creek Area25,672 
13.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak2966Santa Rosa Mountains24,979 
14.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Northern Wind River Range23,956 
15.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon2791Huachuca Area23,816 
16.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982Snake Range23,021 
17.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest2877Central Bitteroot Range21,970 
18.OR-LakeCrane Mountain2577Warner Mountains21,611 
19.CA-KernSawmill Mountain2688San Emigdio Mountains21,138 
20.AZ-YavapaiMount Union2432Prescott Area21,054 
21.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak3632Spring Mountains20,950 
22.UT-San JuanMount Peale3877La Sal Mountains20,536 
23.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain2561Owyhee Mountains19,901 
24.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak3304San Jacinto Mountains18,9202010-07-10
25.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak3362Stansbury Mountains18,129 
26.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Southern Absaroka Range18,009 
27.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy3321Mogollon Mountains17,952 
28.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak3116Pavant Range17,669 
29.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine17,636 
30.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain594Northern Minnesota Ranges17,402 
31.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy3287West-Central Rio Grande Area17,225 
32.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak3649Sacramento Mountains17,175 
33.NV-WashoeMount Rose3285Carson Range16,947 
34.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317Mount Shasta Area16,416 
35.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak2975Chiricahua Area16,119 
36.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak2385Big Bend Ranges16,058 
37.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak2161Sacramento Mountains15,741 
38.NV-PershingStar Peak2998Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15,696 
39.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Palisades15,572 
40.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills15,539 
41.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Santa Fe Mountains15,267 
42.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain3028Northwest Salt Lake Ranges14,956 
43.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain3400Pioneer Mountains14,399 
44.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain2861Chuska Mountains14,341 
45.AZ-YumaSignal Peak1487Kofa Area14,302 
46.NV-LanderBunker Hill3497Toiyabe Range14,280 
47.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro2794North San Mateo Mountains14,128 
48.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen2799Crater Lake Area13,107 
49.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point2414Mogollon Rim12,425 
50.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak3662Medicine Bow Mountains11,143 

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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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