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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42882044 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3168605 
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range2700814 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2845712 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area9626 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine106037 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0101 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15281012 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225262 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast98462 
11.YorkClark Mountain1331Western Maine Coast83164 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast93058 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast61983 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast64247 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast048 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast36082 

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.


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