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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 Crest754736 
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest55720 
3.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest53422 
4.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1240Western Carolina Piedmont31544 
5.NewberryLittle Mountain810Western Carolina Piedmont30043 
6.YorkHenry Knob1120Western Carolina Piedmont28026 
7.SpartanburgBird Mountain1496South NC Blue Ridge Crest27642 
8.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont25223 
9.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont18514 
10.FairfieldFairfield County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont17017 
11.LaurensBig Knob945Western Carolina Piedmont16327 
12.SaludaSaluda County High Point680Western Carolina Piedmont1608 
13.McCormickMcCormick County High Point620Western Carolina Piedmont15019 
13.KershawKershaw County High Point620Eastern Carolina Piedmont15017 
15.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point360Eastern Carolina Piedmont14010 
16.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark440Eastern Carolina Piedmont1309 
17.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont12522 
18.LancasterLancaster County High Point740Eastern Carolina Piedmont10016 
19.ChesterChester County High Point728Western Carolina Piedmont9422 
20.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1053Western Carolina Piedmont8427 
21.RichlandRichland County High Point570Western Carolina Piedmont8021 
22.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point450Eastern Carolina Piedmont507 
23.CalhounCalhoun County High Point443Western Carolina Piedmont457 
24.AllendaleAllendale County High Point340Western Carolina Piedmont307 
24.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point730Western Carolina Piedmont309 
26.LexingtonLexington County High Point669Western Carolina Piedmont298 
27.HorryHorry County High Point120Eastern Carolina Piedmont2810 
27.ClarendonClarendon County High Point200Eastern Carolina Piedmont2811 
27.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point40Western Carolina Piedmont2812 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont333 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont451 
30.DillonDillon County High Point180Eastern Carolina Piedmont238 
31.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point390Western Carolina Piedmont208 
32.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont196 
33.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont187 
34.FlorenceFlorence County High Point165Eastern Carolina Piedmont1313 
35.BambergBamberg County High Point290Western Carolina Piedmont108 
36.ColletonColleton County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont510 
36.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point423Western Carolina Piedmont512 
38.JasperJasper County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont35 
38.MarionMarion County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont313 
40.DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont28 
41.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont09 
41.SumterSumter County High Point430Eastern Carolina Piedmont015 
41.HamptonHampton County High Point150Western Carolina Piedmont08 
41.CharlestonCharleston County High Point80Western Carolina Piedmont014 
41.AikenAiken County High Point640Western Carolina Piedmont09 
46.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point75Eastern Carolina Piedmont 5 

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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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