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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau24016
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain103545
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain98056
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain87348
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau34026
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges7130
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area53114
55.ButlerBulter County High Point1592Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area16914
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau27230
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area32016
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin24230
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau17720
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau27011
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area28319
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau20011
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau015
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills2036
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills18224
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills033
65.MontgomeryMill Hill715Southeast Pennsylvania Hills5536
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4074
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills16296
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains653974
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains78096
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands85463
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands26055
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains60233
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains26217
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania128049
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania81622
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains39030
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau138520
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau98029
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3207
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau2808
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau56315
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau015
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau22026
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144689
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144689
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain-Radio Tower2440Northern Allegheny Plateau16021
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau034
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau40515
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges4026
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau27714
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau88014
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau16012
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau19612
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau77518
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges42019
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau48320
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63042
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63042
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau79124
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges120825
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau13534
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2188Central Pennsylvania Ridges144938
34.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau40436
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau54013
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands62014
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges30015
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau25517
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges77455
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin23454
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau13412
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau35331
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau6114
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau27029
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges52024
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges5122
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau19514

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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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