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Nebraska County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains36 
2.BannerBanner County High Point5350Inter-Platte High Plains40 
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains255 
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4960Inter-Platte High Plains240 
5.DawesDawes County High Point4840Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains40 
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains11 
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4640Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains20 
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4620Inter-Platte High Plains80 
9.SheridanMorton Hill4320Sand Hills440 
10.GrantGrant County High Point4220Sand Hills320 
11.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills246 
12.GardenGarden County High Point4180Sand Hills320 
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills300 
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4070Inter-Platte High Plains30 
15.KeithKeith County High Point3860Inter-Platte High Plains160 
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills260 
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains172 
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills329 
19.DundyDundy County High Point3690West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains120 
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3650West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains8 
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills140 
22.HayesHayes County High Point3430West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains160 
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains140 
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3300Sand Hills200 
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3240West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains40 
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills266 
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains83 
28.BrownBrown County High Point2980Sand Hills160 
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130 
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills200 
30.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2940West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains80 
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains120 
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills90 
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2670Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains30 
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains93 
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
37.FurnasFurnas County High Point2560West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains40 
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains120 
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2390East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2380Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains120 
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
48.BooneBoone County High Point2210Northeast Nebraska Plains110 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
50.HowardHoward County High Point2180Northeast Nebraska Plains60 
51.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains160 
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains10 
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains40 
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains220 
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains100 
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33 
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains90 
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains10 
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50 
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88 
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
74.DixonDixon County High Point1660Northeast Nebraska Plains120 
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains70 
76.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
76.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23 
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains100 
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains130 
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains240 
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains90 
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains40 
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60 
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains135 
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50 
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1330Northeast Nebraska Plains80 
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains120 

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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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