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Nebraska County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains26
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains20
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains235
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains200
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains11
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains0
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains40
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills400
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills226
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills280
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills280
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills280
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains10
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains140
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills240
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains162
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills309
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains100
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains3
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills120
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains140
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains120
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills160
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains20
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills246
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains63
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills120
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills180
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains60
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains100
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills80
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains140
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains10
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains83
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains140
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains20
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains140
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains10
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains110
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains130
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains110
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains90
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains150
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains40
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains20
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains10
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains0
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains30
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains210
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains80
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains140
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains20
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains120
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains80
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains0
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains10
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains80
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains90
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains20
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains20
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains120
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains230
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains80
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains20
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains20
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains125
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains60
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains110

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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 Nebraska, 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 1994 by David Olson, Andy Martin, and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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