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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M
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AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13101709 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1298Rangeley-Stratton Ranges972515 
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges873574 
4.OxfordOld Speck1274Mahoosuc Range835652 
5.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466834 
6.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast376209 
7.AroostookPeaked Mountain683Northern Maine33532 
8.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast30353 
9.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain402Western Maine Coast29049 
10.YorkClark Mountain408Western Maine Coast26253 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast9133 
11.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast20841 
12.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast19574 
13.SagadahocWhitten Hill195Western Maine Coast11674 
14.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area3525 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast045 
15.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast084 

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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.

Acknowledgments

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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