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Kentucky County High Points

Showing Evan Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 120, or 6.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain1262Black Mountain5911989-05-17
2.HartFrenchman Knob360Central Cumberland Plateau1281998-04-17
2.HardinBlueball Hill317Central Cumberland Plateau851998-04-17
2.JeffersonSouth Park Hills275Central Cumberland Plateau1131998-04-17
5.BarrenLoves Knob326Central Cumberland Plateau571998-04-18
6.FranklinWarfield BM290Central Cumberland Plateau341998-04-19
6.OldhamOldham County High Point283Central Cumberland Plateau181998-04-19
8.RockcastleCruse Ridge506Central Cumberland Plateau611998-04-19 c
 LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak1146Black Mountain110 
 BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark1049Cumberland-Stone Mountain24 
 PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak960Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains240 
 LeslieChestnut Knob805Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains146 
 PerryDelphia Benchmark780Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains158 
 KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point732Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains98 
 FloydFloyd County High Point719Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains171 
 KnoxKnox County High Point708Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains330 
 WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point683Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains91 
 ClaySugar Gap Northeast681Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains181 
 McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain660Southern Cumberland Mountains221 
 CaseyGreen River Knob545Central Cumberland Plateau216 
 WayneMiller Benchmark545Southern Cumberland Plateau51 
 ClintonClinton County High Point543Southern Cumberland Plateau122 
 LaurelLaurel County High Point543Central Cumberland Plateau201 
 OwsleyOwsley County High Point530Central Cumberland Plateau104 
 PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope518Central Cumberland Plateau12 
 MadisonBear Mountain512Central Cumberland Plateau85 
 MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout500Northern Cumberland Plateau110 
 JacksonCruse Ridge498Central Cumberland Plateau34 
 BreathittTenmile Benchmark494Northern Cumberland Plateau128 
 MartinMartin County High Point490Northern Cumberland Plateau112 
 EstillZion Mountain461Central Cumberland Plateau186 
 WolfeWolfe County High Point457Northern Cumberland Plateau104 
 JohnsonStuffley Knob451Northern Cumberland Plateau158 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point445Central Cumberland Plateau18 
 MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain441Northern Cumberland Plateau81 
 PowellPilot Knob439Northern Cumberland Plateau158 
 FlemingSand Mountain439Northern Cumberland Plateau126 
 RowanLimestone Knob437Northern Cumberland Plateau157 
 MenifeeMenifee County High Point435Northern Cumberland Plateau94 
 MorganMorgan County High Point427Northern Cumberland Plateau77 
 LewisLewis County High Point427Northern Cumberland Plateau104 
 GarrardGarrard County High Point427Central Cumberland Plateau92 
 BathTater Knob423Northern Cumberland Plateau106 
 LeeLee County High Point417Central Cumberland Plateau100 
 BoyleParksville Knob416Central Cumberland Plateau44 
 ElliottElliott County High Point415Northern Cumberland Plateau79 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point408Northern Cumberland Plateau91 
 CarterCarter County High Point398Northern Cumberland Plateau39 
 MarionPutnam Knob390Central Cumberland Plateau116 
 TaylorTaylor County High Point372Central Cumberland Plateau18 
 GreenupGreenup County High Point366Northern Cumberland Plateau37 
 MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point366Central Cumberland Plateau79 
 ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark362Central Cumberland Plateau124 
 BoydBoyd County High Point354Northern Cumberland Plateau146 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point348Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 RussellRussell County High Point347Central Cumberland Plateau55 
 CumberlandCumberland County High Point347Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 ClarkClark County High Point341Northern Cumberland Plateau73 
 AdairAdair County High Point341Central Cumberland Plateau59 
 LarueLarue County High Point341Central Cumberland Plateau55 
 NelsonRohan Knob335Central Cumberland Plateau122 
 NicholasNicholas County High Point329Northern Cumberland Plateau37 
 HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark326Northern Cumberland Plateau43 
 ScottLeesburg Benchmark326Northern Cumberland Plateau43 
 JessamineJessamine County High Point326Northern Cumberland Plateau21 
 FayetteFayette County High Point326Northern Cumberland Plateau15 
 BourbonBourbon County High Point320Northern Cumberland Plateau12 
 GreenGreen County High Point317Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point311Central Cumberland Plateau18 
 BrackenBracken County High Point311Northern Cumberland Plateau37 
 MeadeBee Knob Hill311Central Cumberland Plateau85 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point308Northern Cumberland Plateau27 
 MasonMason County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau43 
 MercerMercer County High Point305Central Cumberland Plateau21 
 WoodfordWoodford County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau21 
 BullittDawson Knob305Central Cumberland Plateau165 
 GrantGrant County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau18 
 OwenOwen County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau30 
 TrimbleFishers Ridge299Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 AllenAllen County High Point299Central Cumberland Plateau32 
 ToddPilot Rock294Central Cumberland Plateau96 
 GraysonBuzzard Ridge294Central Cumberland Plateau7 
 BooneBoone County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau18 
 HenryHenry County High Point293Central Cumberland Plateau24 
 PendletonPendleton County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau12 
 KentonKenton County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau18 
 WarrenPilot Knob293Central Cumberland Plateau107 
 ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope293Central Cumberland Plateau6 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point287Central Cumberland Plateau30 
 GallatinGallatin County High Point287Northern Cumberland Plateau73 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point283Northern Cumberland Plateau15 
 SimpsonPilot Knob283Central Cumberland Plateau76 
 BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 CampbellCampbell County High Point280Northern Cumberland Plateau43 
 EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point274Central Cumberland Plateau85 
 SpencerSpencer County High Point274Central Cumberland Plateau12 
 LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW265Central Cumberland Plateau60 
 CrittendenWilson Hill257Central Cumberland Plateau107 
 HancockHancock County High Point256Central Cumberland Plateau64 
 ButlerButler County High Point250Central Cumberland Plateau0 
 TriggBuie Knob248Central Cumberland Plateau71 
 OhioOhio County High Point244Central Cumberland Plateau34 
 CaldwellCaldwell County High Point234Central Cumberland Plateau66 
 MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point232Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 LivingstonLockhart Bluff230Central Cumberland Plateau93 
 HopkinsHopkins County High Point222Central Cumberland Plateau73 
 DaviessDaviess County High Point207Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 UnionChalybeate Hills205Central Cumberland Plateau62 
 LyonLeitch BM204Central Cumberland Plateau  
 McLeanBarrett Hill204Central Cumberland Plateau61 
 CallowayCalloway County High Point195Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee15 
 WebsterSteamport Hill195Central Cumberland Plateau76 
 HendersonWolf Hills179Central Cumberland Plateau51 
 GravesGraves County High Point177Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 CarlisleCarlisle County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee43 
 MarshallMarshall County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2 
 HickmanHickman County High Point155Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee9 
 FultonFulton County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee7 
 McCrackenMcCracken County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
 BallardBallard County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee9 

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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 Kentucky, 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 Carl Mills and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by John Hasch via the web site, and manually verified.


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