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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Jack Marinello's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 133, or 0%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers746863 
1.SmythMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers746863 
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain1682Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers317156 
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain1436Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area64946 
5.RussellBeartown Mountain1429Clinch Mountain Complex46622 
6.HighlandLittle Ridge1386Allegheny Mountain Ridge12119 
7.BathPaddy Knob1365Allegheny Mountain Ridge38925 
8.AugustaElliott Knob1360North Mountain Area73962 
9.BlandChestnut Ridge1344Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area186140 
10.GilesBald Knob1329South-Central Appalachian Ridges62269 
11.RockinghamFlagpole Knob1329Shenandoah Mountain19542 
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area861157 
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area861157 
14.WiseHigh Knob1287Cumberland-Stone Mountain62367 
15.WytheComers Rock1244Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers17155 
16.AmherstRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge69369 
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge69369 
16.AlleghanyBig Knob1241Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges29015 
19.NelsonThe Priest1238South Central Virginia Blue Ridge239141 
20.MadisonHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section655342 
20.PageHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section655342 
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain1210South Virginia Blue Ridge41850 
23.NortonNorton City High Point1207Cumberland-Stone Mountain023 
24.CraigWhite Rocks1201South-Central Appalachian Ridges3730 
25.RoanokePoor Mountain1197South Virginia Blue Ridge44137 
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope1189Cumberland-Stone Mountain040 
27.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak1146South Virginia Blue Ridge13633 
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point1146Black Mountain015 
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle1137Shenandoah-Middle Section198123 
30.BuchananBig A Mountain1130Northern Cumberland Mountains43519 
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point1127Walker Mountain Complex6118 
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge1109Shenandoah-Middle Section083 
33.CarrollFisher Peak1091South Virginia Blue Ridge27442 
34.PatrickRocky Knob1089South Virginia Blue Ridge12654 
35.FranklinCahas Mountain1088South Virginia Blue Ridge35715 
36.WarrenHogback Mountain1059Shenandoah-North Section352132 
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain1033Shenandoah-South Section33868 
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain1004North Central Appalachian Ridges45522 
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak960Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains22819 
40.GalaxGalax City High Point884South Virginia Blue Ridge020 
41.FrederickPinnacle867North Central Appalachian Ridges24514 
42.RadfordIngles Mountain717South Virginia Blue Ridge9516 
43.FauquierBlue Mountain672Northern Virginia Blue Ridge38659 
44.BristolBristol City High Point658Walker Mountain Complex 7 
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain621South Virginia Blue Ridge33517 
46.StauntonBetsey Bell591North Mountain Area12842 
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark590Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point585Northern Virginia Blue Ridge26840 
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point573South Central Virginia Blue Ridge339 
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain564Virginia Piedmont22311 
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point539Masanutten Mountain5114 
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain530South Virginia Blue Ridge14053 
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point512Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges8514 
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain489Virginia Piedmont2577 
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point451South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 7 
56.SalemSalem City High Point445South Virginia Blue Ridge014 
57.CampbellLong Mountain437Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area17516 
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit402Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area1819 
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower390Northern Virginia Blue Ridge027 
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain365Shenandoah-South Section15112 
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point360North Mountain Area615 
62.AppomattoxKyles Mountain354Virginia Piedmont12210 
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point354Virginia Piedmont013 
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope329Shenandoah-Middle Section07 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point287North Central Appalachian Ridges024 
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point242Virginia Piedmont2513 
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain238Virginia Piedmont4318 
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point229Virginia Piedmont915 
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point213Eastern Carolina Piedmont 8 
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope195South Central Virginia Blue Ridge016 
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point192Virginia Piedmont68 
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point185Virginia Piedmont2312 
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point183Virginia Piedmont015 
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point174Virginia Piedmont1519 
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point168Virginia Piedmont2020 
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point165Virginia Piedmont011 
77.AmeliaAmelia County High Point159Virginia Piedmont1015 
78.FairfaxFairfax County High Point158Northern Virginia Blue Ridge7057 
78.CumberlandCumberland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont308 
78.GoochlandGoochland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont1810 
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point149Virginia Piedmont4919 
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point146Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1248 
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point144Virginia Piedmont1110 
84.StaffordStafford County High Point142Northern Virginia Blue Ridge3011 
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill141Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2656 
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point131Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point125Virginia Piedmont316 
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point123Virginia Piedmont2512 
89.HanoverHanover County High Point119Virginia Piedmont312 
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point113Virginia Piedmont617 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point107Virginia Piedmont311 
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point104Virginia Piedmont2111 
93.ManassasManassas City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge938 
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge039 
93.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point98Virginia Piedmont08 
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point85Northern Virginia Blue Ridge940 
97.SussexSussex County High Point82Virginia Piedmont39 
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point77Virginia Piedmont 19 
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point67Virginia Piedmont216 
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point64Virginia Piedmont125 
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point64Virginia Piedmont39 
102.EssexEssex County High Point61Virginia Piedmont32 
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point58Virginia Piedmont124 
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point56Virginia Piedmont512 
105.RichmondRichmond County High Point55Virginia Piedmont34 
105.New KentNew Kent County High Point55Virginia Piedmont310 
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point52Virginia Piedmont36 
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point46Virginia Piedmont04 
108.Charles CityCharles City County High Point46Virginia Piedmont04 
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point46Virginia Piedmont018 
111.James CityJames City County High Point43Virginia Piedmont1211 
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point43Virginia Piedmont125 
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point43Virginia Piedmont68 
114.YorkYork County High Point40Virginia Piedmont919 
114.LancasterLancaster County High Point40Virginia Piedmont64 
114.SurrySurry County High Point40Virginia Piedmont33 
117.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point37Virginia Piedmont02 
117.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point37Virginia Piedmont 7 
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point33Virginia Piedmont29 
120.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point31Virginia Piedmont86 
121.Virginia BeachCape Henry30Virginia Piedmont 10 
122.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point30Virginia Piedmont57 
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point27Virginia Piedmont49 
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point27Virginia Piedmont312 
123.HopewellHopewell City High Point27Virginia Piedmont06 
126.MathewsMathews County High Point21Virginia Piedmont106 
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff20Delmarva1021 
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point18Delmarva920 
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point15Virginia Piedmont1112 
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point9Virginia Piedmont78 
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point9Virginia Piedmont56 
130.HamptonHampton City High Point9Virginia Piedmont114 
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point3Virginia Piedmont17 

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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 Virginia, 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 1995 by Mike Kornbau, reviewed by Fred Lobdell, Carl Mills, Andy Martin, and Darryl Montgomery.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Don Desrosiers via the web site, and manually verified.


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