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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1445943
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges244106
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges121744
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus96910
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges104816
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges96427
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau72012
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau72012
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus85421
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus88016
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2486
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus52015
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges32425
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus34013
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau52018
16.MorganBrindley Mountain - Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus46012
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges3658
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain - North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges10012
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus24810
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus16013
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus209
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus836
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1407
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus806
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges22020
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau809
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges14013
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau2020
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus34014
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2404
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus6010
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2604
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus22012
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1804
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus10016
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges8011
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30020
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama23018
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2008
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama22021
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges19414
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1203
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus804
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama17214
45.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges436
46.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama10013
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16714
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2209
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2106
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2009
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1607
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama07
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama11017
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama204
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2378
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama34010
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama7016
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16112
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2414
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1807
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6013
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1706
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama11011
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama123
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee16019
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama5013
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3013

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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 Alabama, 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 Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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