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Missouri County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (36 out of 115, or 31.3%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
57.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25112001-12-21
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains312172019-09-21 1
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains295141998-12-28
51.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois250101997-01-02
41.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains31612 
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains157 
51.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau1058 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains15212019-08-11 2
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains158 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau488 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains96 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills136 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains158 
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains158 
89.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains768 
67.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5016 
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains205 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau469112019-09-28 1
21.WayneClark Mountain1450Saint Francois Mountains660391997-12-29
90.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains57 
87.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains513 
45.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains1159 
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1750Central Ozark Plateau480331997-01-03
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills2287 
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau013 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0212019-10-06
57.PerryPerry County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains40301997-12-30
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1427 
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5176061988-12-22
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains59 
28.PolkBlue Mound1330Central Ozark Plateau120122001-12-31
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains58 
43.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1158 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2009 
95.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point905Saint Francois Mountains235551997-12-28
99.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains510 
109.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains149722019-05-27
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau513 
61.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau107 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72122001-12-30
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills315 
7.TexasTexas County High Point1670Central Ozark Plateau220212001-12-31
63.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains174 
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains09 
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90112001-12-30
6.BarryBarry County High Point1690Central Ozark Plateau10017 
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau7013 
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains458 
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains220112001-12-30
35.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau307 
19.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains171221998-12-31
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains357 
51.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau07 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains11012 
57.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains6516 
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains13313 
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains500241997-12-29
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains15182019-08-11 1
30.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau510 
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains57 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains1509 
79.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains559 
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains768 
105.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206 
65.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains7310 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau09 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10611 
93.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1057 
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1710Saint Francois Mountains380241997-12-29
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau154271997-01-03
12.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau93212019-10-07
64.JeffersonVinegar Hill1070Saint Francois Mountains100251997-12-28
78.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains236111997-12-27
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1490Central Ozark Plateau151171998-12-31
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1308 
100.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains659 
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills37 
31.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau8510 
47.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains015 
80.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains1510 
48.GentryGentry County High Point1122Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1059 
107.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains257 
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau58 
106.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains99192019-08-31 2
51.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45102001-12-21
75.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains510 
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains27192019-09-02
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2496 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains77 
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains489 
15.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau34013 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1490Central Ozark Plateau1602 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau014 
11.HowellHowell County High Point1570Central Ozark Plateau10015 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest1470Boston Mountains40013 
110.ScottJackson Hill610Ozark Plateau Foothills278211995-12-29
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains209 
87.RipleyRipley County High Point950Central Ozark Plateau6011 
90.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains257 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains5023 
73.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3514 
72.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains59 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains30221998-12-30
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains510 
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains999 
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau9510 
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains110231997-01-02
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains1211 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains19010 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 12 
36.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9510 
27.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313152019-09-28 2
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau153211997-01-03
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills20211 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains392211997-01-02

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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 Missouri, 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 1996 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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