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Tennessee County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031365 
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170101 
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485297 
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087147 
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich3856 
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556158 
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains19253 
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains33241 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges160046 
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge248054 
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains229231 
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains209445 
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains209445 
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges155037 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains98018 
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains38012 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3129Southern Cumberland Mountains148913 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex173818 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge158825 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge24011 
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge94010 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex4809 
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau218 
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge44012 
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau017 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains46012 
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex56010 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus381153 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau26210 
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau100216 
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex100051 
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau025 
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge012 
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau9919 
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge57639 
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau12010 
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau207 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau1499 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau406 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex73230 
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau1011 
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau6667 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau6014 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges61522 
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau46013 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau48315 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau1407 
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau1158 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1109 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains33318 
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges39617 
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau1187 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau6011 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau46611 
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau48811 
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau42029 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau20014 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau20014 
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau609 
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau36010 
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau14013 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau4011 
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau16512 
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau13512 
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau08 
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau6014 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau6018 
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau16018 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau2013 
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau26022 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau011 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau406 
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau2019 
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau2615 
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau609 
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee24015 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18018 
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18011 
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee12012 
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee8810 
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee12012 
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee11714 
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee9714 
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee16017 
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18011 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee7013 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6013 
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18113 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18011 
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18511 
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1012 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6012 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10013 
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1016 
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3714 

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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 Tennessee, 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, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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