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Alabama County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14458542015-03-30 f
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges244103 
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges121741 
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus96910 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges104816 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges96426 
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-Tombigee2008 
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 Alabama3409 
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama7016 
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16112 
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2413 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1806 
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-Tombigee16018 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama5013 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3012 

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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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