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Counties with Largest Area

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Opt)
Range (Level 5)Area-SqMi
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Mount Whitney Group10,224
2.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,338
4.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249
5.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,953
6.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,895
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888
8.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929
9.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,659
10.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak12,013Medicine Bow Mountains4,303
11.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631
12.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147
13.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,089
14.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,108
15.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514
16.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218
17.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180
18.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,559
19.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000
20.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,931
21.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,305
22.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651
23.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543
24.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,680Schell Creek Range10,632
25.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822
26.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775
27.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060
28.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223
29.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208
30.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,476
32.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,482
33.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,537
34.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area5,061
35.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,455
36.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161
38.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,344
39.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468
40.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain8403Owyhee Mountains7,684
41.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,959
42.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,912
43.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point8000Mogollon Rim4,797
44.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129
45.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200
46.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,078
47.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522
48.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,000
49.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine6,809
50.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1960Northern Minnesota Ranges6,719

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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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