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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
AscentsAscent Date
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain683Northern Maine33532 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast30352 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466828 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain402Western Maine Coast29048 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast19572 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast20840 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast044 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast376209 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill195Western Maine Coast11674 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast084 
11.YorkClark Mountain408Western Maine Coast26253 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast9133 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area3525 
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13101700 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1298Rangeley-Stratton Ranges972513 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges873569 
3.OxfordOld Speck1274Mahoosuc Range835649 

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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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