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Counties with Largest Area

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscent Date
1.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,108 
2.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,659 
3.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147 
4.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180 
5.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468 
6.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218 
7.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,632 
8.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,476 
9.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,224 
10.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208 
11.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,959 
12.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,912 
13.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644 
14.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249 
15.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195 
16.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888 
17.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,482 
18.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,344 
19.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161 
20.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129 
21.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,089 
22.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929 
23.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain8403Owyhee Mountains7,684 
24.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,305 
25.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000 
26.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,953 
27.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,931 
28.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822 
29.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,809 
30.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges6,719 
31.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651 
32.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631 
33.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543 
34.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,338 
35.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223 
36.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200 
37.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,078 
38.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060 
39.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012 
40.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,000 
41.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,895 
42.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775 
43.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,559 
44.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,537 
45.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522 
46.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514 
47.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,455 
48.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area5,061 
49.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point7920Mogollon Rim4,797 
50.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak12,013Medicine Bow Mountains4,303 

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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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