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Tennessee County High Points

Showing shane ashby's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 95, or 8.42%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7912006-01-03
2.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains642007-10-03
3.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13792007-10-22
4.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich242009-01-12
5.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10742009-03-18
6.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains1132010-05-29
7.SullivanHolston High Point1317NE Tennessee Ranges5062010-07-03
7.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1085NE Tennessee Ranges4852010-07-03
 BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains344 
 MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains71 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain1292Georgia Blue Ridge780 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains711 
 AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains644 
 CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains644 
 MorganBig Fodderstack1024Southern Cumberland Mountains311 
 ScottBurge Mountain1000Southern Cumberland Mountains128 
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain954Southern Cumberland Mountains460 
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex536 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge490 
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge823Walden Ridge85 
 HancockNewman Ridge805Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge299 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP774Clinch Mountain Complex158 
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit732Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point732Walden Ridge146 
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau7 
 McMinnStarr Mountain719Unicoi Mountains152 
 UnionSignal Point707Clinch Mountain Complex183 
 HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus116 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau86 
 KnoxHouse Mountain640Clinch Mountain Complex317 
 CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau308 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point634Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP628Walden Ridge12 
 OvertonHampton Mountain622Southern Cumberland Plateau49 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point622Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau36 
 RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge182 
 WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau52 
 WarrenWarren County High Point610Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex229 
 FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau9 
 PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau209 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point463Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges194 
 ClayPilot Knob433Southern Cumberland Plateau152 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau153 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau49 
 BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau35 
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau34 
 LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains108 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East396Southern Cumberland Plateau42 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges127 
 MooreChestnut Ridge390Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau145 
 SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau155 
 GilesFlanigan Hill360Southern Cumberland Plateau73 
 MauryFlanigan Hill360Southern Cumberland Plateau73 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point357Southern Cumberland Plateau134 
 JacksonTick Ridge347Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point341Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 MaconMacon County High Point341Central Cumberland Plateau55 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau116 
 SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau56 
 WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau41 
 LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower305Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 PerryPerry County High Point305Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 DicksonDickson County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau12 
 CheathamSullivan Ridge West280Southern Cumberland Plateau91 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area268Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau14 
 StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 ChesterSand Mountain232Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee85 
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout219Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee67 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point219Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee49 
 BentonRound Top213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee42 
 McNairyMount Peter213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee49 
 DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee61 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee33 
 MadisonMadison County High Point207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee61 
 FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
 HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee58 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point186Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee27 
 GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
 ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee58 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point162Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee61 
 DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee59 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point155Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point149Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee24 
 TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee34 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6 
 LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee11 

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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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