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South Carolina County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest774739 
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest57720 
3.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest55422 
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain1516South NC Blue Ridge Crest31642 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1250Western Carolina Piedmont33544 
6.YorkHenry Knob1130Western Carolina Piedmont30026 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1060Western Carolina Piedmont9127 
8.LaurensBig Knob951Western Carolina Piedmont16927 
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont25723 
10.NewberryLittle Mountain815Western Carolina Piedmont31043 
11.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont13022 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point745Eastern Carolina Piedmont11016 
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont409 
13.ChesterChester County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont10122 
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont19014 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point685Western Carolina Piedmont1708 
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont237 
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point676Western Carolina Piedmont418 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point655Western Carolina Piedmont18017 
20.AikenAiken County High Point645Western Carolina Piedmont109 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point625Eastern Carolina Piedmont16017 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point625Western Carolina Piedmont16019 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point575Western Carolina Piedmont9021 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point455Eastern Carolina Piedmont607 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point449Western Carolina Piedmont517 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark445Eastern Carolina Piedmont1409 
27.SumterSumter County High Point435Eastern Carolina Piedmont1015 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point430Western Carolina Piedmont1212 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point395Western Carolina Piedmont308 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point365Eastern Carolina Piedmont15010 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point345Western Carolina Piedmont407 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point295Western Carolina Piedmont208 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point203Eastern Carolina Piedmont3111 
34.DillonDillon County High Point183Eastern Carolina Piedmont268 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point168Eastern Carolina Piedmont1613 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point155Western Carolina Piedmont108 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point138Western Carolina Piedmont810 
38.DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont48 
38.MarionMarion County High Point128Eastern Carolina Piedmont613 
40.HorryHorry County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont3310 
41.JasperJasper County High Point108Western Carolina Piedmont65 
42.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont196 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont09 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point85Western Carolina Piedmont1014 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point78Eastern Carolina Piedmont 5 
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont3312 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont363 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont481 

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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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