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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains653
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains780
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands854
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau483
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands620
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges774
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau240
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau340
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau272
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin242
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area283
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau200
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills162

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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.


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