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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2469863 
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2469863 
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5540Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1080156 
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area214046 
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex154822 
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge39619 
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge129725 
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area244362 
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area629140 
10.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4380Shenandoah Mountain68042 
11.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges206169 
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2835157 
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2835157 
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain205367 
15.WytheComers Rock4100Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers60055 
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge228269 
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge228269 
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges97215 
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge803141 
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2168342 
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2168342 
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge138150 
23.NortonNorton City High Point3970Cumberland-Stone Mountain2023 
24.CraigWhite Rocks3950South-Central Appalachian Ridges14030 
25.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge145837 
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3920Cumberland-Stone Mountain4040 
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3780Black Mountain4015 
28.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3770South Virginia Blue Ridge45733 
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section670123 
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains144619 
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex20918 
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3660Shenandoah-Middle Section4083 
33.CarrollFisher Peak3590South Virginia Blue Ridge92042 
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge42254 
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge118115 
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1174132 
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section112968 
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges151322 
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains76919 
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2910South Virginia Blue Ridge2020 
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges81414 
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge32316 
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge127559 
44.BristolBristol City High Point2170Walker Mountain Complex 7 
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge110817 
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1950North Mountain Area44042 
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1930Northern Virginia Blue Ridge90040 
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1900South Central Virginia Blue Ridge1299 
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont74011 
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain17714 
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1750South Virginia Blue Ridge48053 
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1690Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges31014 
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont8547 
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1500South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 7 
56.SalemSalem City High Point1470South Virginia Blue Ridge2014 
57.CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area58516 
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1330Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area8019 
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge027 
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section50712 
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point1190North Mountain Area4015 
62.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1170Virginia Piedmont2013 
63.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont40610 
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1090Shenandoah-Middle Section207 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point945North Central Appalachian Ridges1024 
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont8813 
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain785Virginia Piedmont15018 
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point755Virginia Piedmont4015 
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point710Eastern Carolina Piedmont 8 
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope650South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2016 
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point635Virginia Piedmont308 
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont8112 
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point605Virginia Piedmont1015 
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point575Virginia Piedmont6019 
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point555Virginia Piedmont7020 
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point545Virginia Piedmont1011 
77.FairfaxFairfax County High Point525Northern Virginia Blue Ridge24057 
77.CumberlandCumberland County High Point525Virginia Piedmont1108 
77.GoochlandGoochland County High Point525Virginia Piedmont7010 
80.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont3715 
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point495Virginia Piedmont17019 
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point485Northern Virginia Blue Ridge5048 
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont3710 
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge10211 
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge8956 
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point435Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1043 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point415Virginia Piedmont2016 
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont8812 
89.HanoverHanover County High Point395Virginia Piedmont2012 
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point375Virginia Piedmont3017 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point355Virginia Piedmont2011 
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont7511 
93.ManassasManassas City High Point325Northern Virginia Blue Ridge4038 
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point325Northern Virginia Blue Ridge1039 
95.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont08 
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point285Northern Virginia Blue Ridge4040 
97.SussexSussex County High Point275Virginia Piedmont209 
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 19 
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point225Virginia Piedmont806 
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point215Virginia Piedmont505 
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point215Virginia Piedmont209 
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont152 
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont454 
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont2012 
104.New KentNew Kent County High Point185Virginia Piedmont2010 
106.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont154 
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont156 
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point155Virginia Piedmont104 
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point155Virginia Piedmont1018 
110.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont54 
111.James CityJames City County High Point145Virginia Piedmont5011 
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point145Virginia Piedmont505 
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point145Virginia Piedmont308 
114.YorkYork County High Point135Virginia Piedmont4019 
115.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont254 
115.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont153 
117.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point125Virginia Piedmont 7 
118.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont52 
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont139 
120.Virginia BeachCape Henry103Virginia Piedmont 10 
121.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont256 
122.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont157 
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point95Virginia Piedmont2012 
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point95Virginia Piedmont189 
125.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont06 
126.MathewsMathews County High Point73Virginia Piedmont366 
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff68Delmarva3621 
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point63Delmarva3120 
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont3612 
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point33Virginia Piedmont268 
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point33Virginia Piedmont216 
130.HamptonHampton City High Point33Virginia Piedmont614 
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point13Virginia Piedmont67 

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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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