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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula953
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1962Wisconsin North Woods630
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185
4.IronIron County High Point1885Wisconsin North Woods80
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1875Wisconsin North Woods140
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1709Michigan Lower Peninsula407
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1044
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula219
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula417
11.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1562Michigan Lower Peninsula180
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1550Michigan Upper Peninsula920
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1545Michigan Lower Peninsula369
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1522Michigan Lower Peninsula317
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1519Michigan Lower Peninsula 
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1515Michigan Lower Peninsula40
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula265
19.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula211
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula169
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249
22.ClareClare County High Point1394Michigan Lower Peninsula248
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1355Michigan Lower Peninsula248
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1339Michigan Lower Peninsula725
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1310Michigan Lower Peninsula240
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1289Michigan Lower Peninsula54
27.LapeerMount Christie1285Michigan Lower Peninsula533
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1285Michigan Lower Peninsula370
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1275Michigan Lower Peninsula280
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula288
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1245Michigan Lower Peninsula10
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1235Michigan Lower Peninsula190
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1235Michigan Lower Peninsula220
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula172
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1224Michigan Lower Peninsula353
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1195Michigan Lower Peninsula110
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1178Michigan Upper Peninsula189
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1175Michigan Upper Peninsula50
39.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1175Michigan Lower Peninsula85
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1168Michigan Lower Peninsula71
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1168Michigan Lower Peninsula238
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1155Michigan Lower Peninsula170
43.CassCass County High Point1155Michigan Lower Peninsula298
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1155Michigan Lower Peninsula160
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula263
47.BranchBranch County High Point1135Michigan Lower Peninsula100
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1125Michigan Lower Peninsula180
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1105Michigan Lower Peninsula210
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1095Michigan Upper Peninsula373
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula50
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52
54.KentFisk Benchmark1070Michigan Lower Peninsula111
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1065Michigan Lower Peninsula170
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1055Michigan Lower Peninsula110
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1055Michigan Lower Peninsula160
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1055Michigan Upper Peninsula10
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1045Michigan Lower Peninsula120
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1035Michigan Lower Peninsula10
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula50
62.EatonEaton County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula50
62.MackinacMaple Hill1005Michigan Upper Peninsula190
65.WayneWayne County High Point995Michigan Lower Peninsula20
66.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point981Michigan Lower Peninsula188
67.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula30
69.MasonMason County High Point961Michigan Lower Peninsula277
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula40
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula70
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula5
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula203
73.ClintonClinton County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula80
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point908Michigan Lower Peninsula73
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula132
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula75
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula75
78.ArenacArenac County High Point873Michigan Lower Peninsula106
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula65
80.BayBay County High Point848Michigan Lower Peninsula61
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula0

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Michigan, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1997 by Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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