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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau24017
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain - Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain103555
50.BerksBlue Mountain - Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain98061
51.LehighBlue Mountain - Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain87349
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau34028
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges7133
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area53116
55.ButlerButler County High Point1592Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area16915
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau27233
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area32018
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin24231
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau17721
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau27012
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area28322
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau20013
61.MontourMontour Ridge - Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau017
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills2038
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills18224
64.BucksFlint Hill - Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills035
65.MontgomeryMill Hill715Southeast Pennsylvania Hills5538
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4077
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills162102
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6531082
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains780105
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands85475
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill - Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands26064
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains60236
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains26222
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania128051
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania81622
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains39035
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau138522
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau98034
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3209
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau28010
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau56316
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau016
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau22027
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144696
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144696
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain - Radio Tower2440Northern Allegheny Plateau16022
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain - West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau034
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau40516
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges4028
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau27715
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau88014
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau16013
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau19614
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau77519
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges42020
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau48322
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain - Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63046
28.PerryBlue Mountain - Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63046
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau79128
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges120826
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau13536
33.SnyderShade Mountain - Snyder County High Point2188Central Pennsylvania Ridges144942
34.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau40437
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau54014
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge - North Section2160Laurel Highlands62016
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges30016
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau25517
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges77461
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin23455
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau13414
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau35337
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau6115
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau27034
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges52027
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges5125
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau19516

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List Description


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

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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