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Maine County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42881839
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3168552
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range2700719
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2845630
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area9625
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine106034
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast090
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528900
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225226
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast98455
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast82056
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast28035
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast93052
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast61978
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast64242
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast046
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast36076

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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.


     Maine County High Points


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