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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 Rogers2489861 
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2489861 
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5560Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1120156 
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area215044 
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex156822 
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge39619 
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge131725 
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area246362 
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area649138 
10.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4400Shenandoah Mountain72042 
11.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges208169 
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845157 
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2845157 
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain206367 
15.WytheComers Rock4120Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers64055 
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge229269 
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge229269 
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges99215 
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge823141 
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188342 
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2188342 
22.NortonNorton City High Point3980Cumberland-Stone Mountain4023 
23.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge139150 
24.CraigWhite Rocks3960South-Central Appalachian Ridges16030 
25.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3940Cumberland-Stone Mountain8040 
26.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge146837 
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3800Black Mountain8015 
28.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3780South Virginia Blue Ridge46733 
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section690123 
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains146619 
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex21918 
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3680Shenandoah-Middle Section8083 
33.CarrollFisher Peak3600South Virginia Blue Ridge94042 
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge43254 
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge119115 
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1194132 
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section114968 
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges153322 
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains78919 
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2920South Virginia Blue Ridge4020 
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges82414 
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge33316 
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge128559 
44.BristolBristol City High Point2180Walker Mountain Complex 7 
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge111817 
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1960North Mountain Area46042 
47.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1940Northern Virginia Blue Ridge92040 
48.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1920South Central Virginia Blue Ridge1499 
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont75011 
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain18714 
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1760South Virginia Blue Ridge50053 
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1700Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges34014 
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont8647 
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1520South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 7 
56.SalemSalem City High Point1480South Virginia Blue Ridge4014 
57.CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area59516 
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1340Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area10019 
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge027 
60.LexingtonLexington City High Point1200North Mountain Area6015 
61.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section51712 
62.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1180Virginia Piedmont4013 
63.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont41110 
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1100Shenandoah-Middle Section407 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point950North Central Appalachian Ridges2024 
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont9313 
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain790Virginia Piedmont16018 
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point760Virginia Piedmont5015 
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point720Eastern Carolina Piedmont 8 
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope660South Central Virginia Blue Ridge4016 
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point640Virginia Piedmont408 
72.NottowayNottoway County High Point610Virginia Piedmont2015 
73.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont8612 
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point580Virginia Piedmont7019 
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point560Virginia Piedmont7520 
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point550Virginia Piedmont2011 
77.FairfaxFairfax County High Point530Northern Virginia Blue Ridge25057 
77.CumberlandCumberland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont1208 
77.GoochlandGoochland County High Point530Virginia Piedmont8010 
80.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont4215 
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point500Virginia Piedmont18019 
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point490Northern Virginia Blue Ridge6048 
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont3710 
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge10711 
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge9456 
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point440Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2043 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point420Virginia Piedmont3016 
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont9312 
89.HanoverHanover County High Point400Virginia Piedmont3012 
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point380Virginia Piedmont4017 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point360Virginia Piedmont3011 
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont8011 
93.ManassasManassas City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge5038 
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point330Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2039 
95.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont08 
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point290Northern Virginia Blue Ridge5040 
97.SussexSussex County High Point280Virginia Piedmont309 
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 19 
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point230Virginia Piedmont906 
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point220Virginia Piedmont605 
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point220Virginia Piedmont309 
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont202 
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont504 
103.New KentNew Kent County High Point190Virginia Piedmont3010 
105.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont2512 
106.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont204 
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont206 
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point160Virginia Piedmont204 
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point160Virginia Piedmont2018 
110.James CityJames City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont6011 
110.GloucesterGloucester County High Point150Virginia Piedmont605 
110.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point150Virginia Piedmont408 
110.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont104 
114.YorkYork County High Point140Virginia Piedmont5019 
115.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont304 
115.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont203 
115.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point130Virginia Piedmont 7 
118.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont102 
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont189 
120.Virginia BeachCape Henry105Virginia Piedmont 10 
121.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont256 
122.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point100Virginia Piedmont3012 
122.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point100Virginia Piedmont239 
124.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont157 
125.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont06 
126.MathewsMathews County High Point75Virginia Piedmont386 
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff70Delmarva3821 
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point65Delmarva3320 
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont3612 
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point35Virginia Piedmont288 
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point35Virginia Piedmont236 
130.HamptonHampton City High Point35Virginia Piedmont814 
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point15Virginia Piedmont87 

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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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