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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.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825157 
1.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825157 
3.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2449865 
3.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2449865 
5.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area242362 
6.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge227269 
6.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge227269 
8.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148342 
8.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148342 
10.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area213046 
11.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain204367 
12.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges204169 
13.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex152822 
14.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges149322 
15.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge144837 
16.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains142619 
17.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge137150 
18.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge127725 
19.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge126559 
20.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge117115 
21.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section1154132 
22.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section110968 
23.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge109817 
24.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1040157 
25.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges95215 
26.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge90042 
27.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge88040 
28.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont8447 
29.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges80414 
30.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge783141 
31.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains74919 
32.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont73011 
33.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section650123 
34.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain64042 
35.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area609140 
36.CampbellLong Mountain1435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area57516 
37.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers56055 
38.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section49712 
39.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge46053 
40.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge44733 
41.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area42042 
42.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge41255 
43.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont40110 
44.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge39619 
45.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge31316 
46.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges28014 
47.FairfaxFairfax County High Point520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge23057 
48.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex19918 
49.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain16714 
50.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont16019 
51.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont14018 
52.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges12030 
53.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1880South Central Virginia Blue Ridge1099 
54.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont1008 
55.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge9711 
56.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge8456 
57.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont8313 
57.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont8312 
59.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont7612 
60.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont7011 
60.King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont706 
62.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont6520 
63.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area6019 
63.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont6010 
65.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont5019 
66.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge4048 
66.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont405 
66.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont404 
66.James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont4011 
66.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont405 
71.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont3710 
72.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont3612 
73.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont336 
73.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva3321 
75.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont3215 
76.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont3015 
76.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge3038 
76.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge3040 
76.YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont3019 
80.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva2820 
81.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont256 
82.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont238 
83.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area2015 
83.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont208 
83.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont2017 
83.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont208 
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont204 
88.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont186 
89.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont1512 
89.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont157 
91.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont139 
92.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont1016 
92.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont1012 
92.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont1011 
92.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont109 
92.King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont109 
92.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont102 
92.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont1010 
92.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont104 
92.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont106 
92.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont103 
92.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont1012 
103.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont89 
104.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont314 
104.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont37 
106.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain023 
106.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain040 
106.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain015 
106.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section083 
106.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge020 
106.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
106.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge014 
106.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge027 
106.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont013 
106.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section07 
106.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges024 
106.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope640South Central Virginia Blue Ridge016 
106.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont015 
106.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont011 
106.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge043 
106.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge039 
106.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont08 
106.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont04 
106.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont018 
106.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont04 
106.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont02 
106.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont06 
128.BristolBristol City High Point2160Walker Mountain Complex 7 
128.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1480South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 7 
128.DanvilleDanville City High Point700Eastern Carolina Piedmont 8 
128.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 19 
128.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point120Virginia Piedmont 7 
128.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont 10 

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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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