Maricopa Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSierra Estrella High Point (4512 ft/1375 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area3,117 sq mi / 8,073 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent100 mi / 161 km North-South
48 mi / 77 km East-West
Center Lat/Long32° 39' N; 112° 20' W
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Map of Maricopa Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Maricopa Area.
North Sonoran Desert RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kofa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Harquahala AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cabeza Prieta AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Organ Pipe AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Maricopa AreaLevel 5
                 Sierra EstrellaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Maricopa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sand Tank MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Table Top MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Vekol MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Castle MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sheridan MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sierra Blanca MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Brownell MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Quijotoa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         South Phoenix AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Baboquivari AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Lesna AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Luis AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West Tucson-Nogales AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Maricopa Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Sierra Estrella High Point45121375 
2.Table Top43731333 
3.Montezuma Peak43541327 
4.Peak 423242321290 
5.South Mountain4160+1268+ 
6.Cimarron Peak41241257 
7.Maricopa Peak40841245 
8.Quartz Peak40521235 
9.Ben Nevis Mountain40111223 
10.Squaw Tit4000+1219+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Sierra Estrella High Point45121375Sierra Estrella
2.Table Top43731333Table Top Mountains
3.Maricopa Peak40841245Sand Tank Mountains
4.Quijotoa Mountains High Point3940+1201+Quijotoa Mountains
5.Rabia Benchmark37271136Sierra Blanca Mountains
6.Vekol Mountains High Point36091100Vekol Mountains
7.Brownell Peak35731089Brownell Mountains
8.Maricopa Mountains High Point3272997Maricopa Mountains
9.Sheridan Benchmark3264995Sheridan Mountains
10.Castle Mountains High Point3140+957+Castle Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Maricopa Area

Sierra Estrella High Point
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Sierra Estrella High Point from the west (2015-12-12). Photo by Paul McClellan.
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South Mountain
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South Mountain on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, southern Arizona. This view is from the abandoned village of Vainom Kug. The day was overcast and drizzly (2015-04-12). Photo by Scott Surgent.
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Quartz Peak
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Quartz Peak on the left (the white peak), with Butterfly Mountain to the right, as seen from the Quartz Peak trail (2015-12-13). Photo by Eric Kassan.
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Estrella Benchmark
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Looking east from the summit of Estrella Benchmark (2013-10-30). Photo by Michael Berry.
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