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South Carolina County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest230739 
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest17020 
3.OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest16322 
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain456South NC Blue Ridge Crest8442 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain378Western Carolina Piedmont9644 
6.YorkHenry Knob341Western Carolina Piedmont8526 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast321Western Carolina Piedmont2627 
8.LaurensBig Knob288Western Carolina Piedmont5027 
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont7723 
10.NewberryLittle Mountain247Western Carolina Piedmont9143 
11.UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont3822 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point226Eastern Carolina Piedmont3016 
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point223Western Carolina Piedmont99 
14.ChesterChester County High Point222Western Carolina Piedmont2922 
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont5614 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont498 
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont57 
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point204Western Carolina Piedmont98 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point198Western Carolina Piedmont5217 
20.AikenAiken County High Point195Western Carolina Piedmont09 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point189Eastern Carolina Piedmont4617 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point189Western Carolina Piedmont4619 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point174Western Carolina Piedmont2421 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point137Eastern Carolina Piedmont157 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont147 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark134Eastern Carolina Piedmont409 
27.SumterSumter County High Point131Eastern Carolina Piedmont015 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point129Western Carolina Piedmont212 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point119Western Carolina Piedmont68 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point110Eastern Carolina Piedmont4310 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point104Western Carolina Piedmont97 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point88Western Carolina Piedmont38 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point61Eastern Carolina Piedmont911 
34.DillonDillon County High Point55Eastern Carolina Piedmont78 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point50Eastern Carolina Piedmont413 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point46Western Carolina Piedmont08 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point41Western Carolina Piedmont110 
38.DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont18 
39.MarionMarion County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont113 
40.HorryHorry County High Point37Eastern Carolina Piedmont910 
41.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont66 
42.JasperJasper County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont15 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont09 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point24Western Carolina Piedmont014 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point23Eastern Carolina Piedmont 5 
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point12Western Carolina Piedmont912 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont103 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont141 

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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 South Carolina, 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 1994 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Michael Schwartz via the web site, and manually verified.


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