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Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet

Showing Adam Helman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 42, or 57.14%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
40.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696Southern Blue Ridge Front 
36.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-30
36.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-30
28.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Longfellow Mountains2008-06-05
30.NC-AsheThe Peak5160Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
11.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-27
6.NC-BuncombePotato Knob6400Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
13.NC-CaldwellGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-27
32.NC-CherokeeCounty Corner Point5060Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
23.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-30
18.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-29
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Great Smoky Mountains 
27.NC-HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280Central Blue Ridge Ranges2009-05-01
5.NC-JacksonRichland Balsam6410Central Blue Ridge Ranges2009-05-01
23.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-30
31.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
17.NC-McDowellThe Pinnacle5665Southern Blue Ridge Front 
9.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-26
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains2009-04-29
12.NC-TransylvaniaChestnut Bald6000Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
13.NC-WataugaGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-27
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Central Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-26
8.NH-CoösMount Washington6288White Mountains2008-06-04
29.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240White Mountains2010-10-14
26.NY-EssexMount Marcy5344Adirondack Mountains2008-06-02
19.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Great Smoky Mountains 
9.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-26
7.TN-CockeOld Black6370Great Smoky Mountains 
34.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
21.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
25.TN-MonroeHaw Knob5472Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-04-29
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains2009-04-29
22.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-26
15.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-28
42.VA-HighlandLittle Ridge4546Central Appalachian Ridges 
41.VA-RussellBeartown Mountain4689Southern Appalachian Ridges 
15.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges2009-04-28
39.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Southern Appalachian Ridges 
20.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
33.WV-PendletonSpruce Knob4861Allegheny Mountains1999
35.WV-PocahontasThorny Flat4848Allegheny Mountains 
38.WV-RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Allegheny Mountains 

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List Description

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This list shows all the peaks that are over 4,500 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) east of the Missisppi River in the United States. It is interesting to note that Mount Mitchell gives Yancey County a national rank of #315 out of the 3141 counties. This means that almost exactly 10% of U.S. counties are higher than the highest one in the east. Mount Washington would rank Coos County #335.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by Carl Mills, Fred Lobdell, Michael Kornbau, and Andy Martin.

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