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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 Crest794737 
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest59720 
3.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest57422 
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain1535South NC Blue Ridge Crest35442 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1260Western Carolina Piedmont35444 
6.YorkHenry Knob1140Western Carolina Piedmont32026 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1063Western Carolina Piedmont9427 
8.LaurensBig Knob955Western Carolina Piedmont17327 
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont26223 
10.NewberryLittle Mountain820Western Carolina Piedmont32043 
11.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont13522 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point750Eastern Carolina Piedmont12016 
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point740Western Carolina Piedmont509 
14.ChesterChester County High Point738Western Carolina Piedmont10422 
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont19514 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point690Western Carolina Piedmont1808 
17.LexingtonLexington County High Point679Western Carolina Piedmont498 
18.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont287 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point660Western Carolina Piedmont19017 
20.AikenAiken County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont209 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point630Eastern Carolina Piedmont17017 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point630Western Carolina Piedmont17019 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point580Western Carolina Piedmont10021 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point460Eastern Carolina Piedmont707 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point453Western Carolina Piedmont557 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark450Eastern Carolina Piedmont1509 
27.SumterSumter County High Point440Eastern Carolina Piedmont2015 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point433Western Carolina Piedmont1512 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point400Western Carolina Piedmont408 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point370Eastern Carolina Piedmont16010 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point350Western Carolina Piedmont507 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point300Western Carolina Piedmont308 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point205Eastern Carolina Piedmont3311 
34.DillonDillon County High Point185Eastern Carolina Piedmont288 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point170Eastern Carolina Piedmont1813 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point160Western Carolina Piedmont208 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point141Western Carolina Piedmont1110 
38.MarionMarion County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont813 
38.HorryHorry County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont3810 
40.DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont58 
41.JasperJasper County High Point110Western Carolina Piedmont85 
42.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont196 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont09 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont2014 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point80Eastern Carolina Piedmont 5 
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont3812 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont383 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont501 

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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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