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Counties with Largest Area

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscents
1.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1081789
2.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,6591432
3.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147314
4.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180257
5.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468198
6.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218171
7.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,63293
8.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,47647
9.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,2243379
10.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208194
11.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,95972
12.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,91252
13.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644166
14.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249346
15.AZ-MaricopaBrowns Peak7657Mazatzal Mountains9,228216
16.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195401
17.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888767
18.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,48219
19.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,34488
20.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161636
21.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129205
22.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,0891076
23.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains7,95299
24.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929275
25.ID-OwyheeHayden Peak8403Owyhee Mountains7,684101
26.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3052483
27.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000431
28.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,95358
29.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,93161
30.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822137
31.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,80937
32.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges6,71921
33.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651143
34.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631160
35.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543812
36.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,3381435
37.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223251
38.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200348
39.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area6,125396
40.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,07851
41.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060229
42.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012281
43.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,00013
44.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,89598
45.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775135
46.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,55941
47.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,53729
48.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522309
49.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514148
50.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,45529

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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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