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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42931709 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4250Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3178515 
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2855573 
4.OxfordOld Speck4170Mahoosuc Range2720652 
5.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528834 
6.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1229209 
7.AroostookPeaked Mountain2230Northern Maine108032 
8.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast98952 
9.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1315Western Maine Coast94049 
10.YorkClark Mountain1330Western Maine Coast84053 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast29033 
11.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast66241 
12.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast62974 
13.SagadahocWhitten Hill635Western Maine Coast37074 
14.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area10625 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast045 
15.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western 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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