Fore Knobs

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBlack Rock (3160+ ft/963+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia
Area124 sq mi / 322 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent27 mi / 44 km North-South
18 mi / 30 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 17' N; 79° 9' W
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Map of Fore Knobs
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Fore Knobs.
Northern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Backbone MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Between Backbone-Fore KnobsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Fore KnobsLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Fore Knobs

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Black Rock3160+963+Fore Knobs
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Fore Knobs

Black Rock
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3170 feet, Blackrock, Mineral CoHP, West Virginia (2021-04-30). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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