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Counties with Largest Area

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscentsAscent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,2243381 
2.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012281 
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,3381437 
4.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249347 
5.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,95358 
6.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,89598 
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888767 
8.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929275 
9.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,6591433 
10.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631161 
11.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147314 
12.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains7,95299 
13.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,0891076 
14.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1081795 
15.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514148 
16.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218171 
17.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180257 
18.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,55941 
19.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000431 
20.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,93161 
21.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3052494 
22.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651143 
23.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543813 
24.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,63293 
25.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822139 
26.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775135 
27.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060229 
28.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223251 
29.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208194 
30.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644166 
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,47647 
32.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,48219 
33.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,53729 
34.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area6,125396 
35.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,45529 
36.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195401 
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161637 
38.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,34488 
39.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468198 
40.ID-OwyheeHayden Peak8403Owyhee Mountains7,684101 
41.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,95972 
42.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,91252 
43.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129205 
44.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200348 
45.AZ-MaricopaBrowns Peak7657Mazatzal Mountains9,228216 
46.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,07851 
47.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522309 
48.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,00013 
49.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,80937 
50.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges6,71921 

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List Description

This list shows the highest points of the 50 largest counties in the US outside of Alaska. All but four of them are in nine western states. There is one each in Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Maine.

Thanks to John Hasch for suggesting the addition of the Area column, greatly improving the usefulness of this list.


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