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Appalachian Ridges

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBalsam Beartown Mountain (4710 ft/1436 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesPennsylvania (23%), Virginia (21%), Alabama (18%), Georgia (13%), Tennessee (13%), West Virginia (9%), New York (1%), Maryland (1%), New Jersey (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area40,110 sq mi / 103,884 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent665 mi / 1,070 km North-South
693 mi / 1,115 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 8' N; 80° 29' W
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Map of Appalachian Ridges
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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 Appalachian Ridges.
Appalachian MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Canadian AppalachiansLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northern U.S. AppalachiansLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Appalachian PlateausLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Appalachian RidgesLevel 3
                 Northern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Central Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Southern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Child)
         Blue Ridge MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Piedmont-Southeast CoastLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Appalachian Ridges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Balsam Beartown Mountain47101436Southern Appalachian Ridges
2.Beartown Mountain46891429Southern Appalachian Ridges
3.Elleber Knob45951401Central Appalachian Ridges
4.Kile Knob45881398Central Appalachian Ridges
5.Watering Pond Knob4560+1390+Central Appalachian Ridges
6.Redoak Ridge4560+1390+Southern Appalachian Ridges
7.Little Ridge45461386Central Appalachian Ridges
8.Flattop Mountain45281380Southern Appalachian Ridges
9.Panther Knob45081374Central Appalachian Ridges
10.Snowy Mountain45051373Central Appalachian Ridges
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Balsam Beartown Mountain47101436Southern Appalachian Ridges
2.Elleber Knob45951401Central Appalachian Ridges
3.Wills Mountain2780+847+Northern Appalachian Ridges



Photos of Peaks in the Appalachian Ridges

Beartown Mountain
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The northern ramparts of Beartown Mtn (2018-10-17). Photo by Pat Wymore.
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Elleber Knob
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On top of the range (2019-10-21). Photo by Pat Wymore.
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Reddish Knob
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View from the top of Reddish Knob looking South(ish) (2018-04-26). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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Middle Knob
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1933 fire tower and ruins at summit of Middle Knob (2013-12-21). Photo by Bryan Marchant.
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Big Bald Knob
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Big Bald Knob true summit (off WONRT), a shining metal tag ("44/") on a tree, a rock ring nearby (2020-05-09). Photo by Powen Ru.
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High Knob
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Had High Knob all to myself on a sunny spring Saturday. (2017-06-10). Photo by Chris Lecksell.
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Big Knob
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The cairn! Oh, & my trekking poles too. (2019-10-21). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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North Fork Benchmark
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An arduous bushwhack led me to North Fork Mountain's benchmark. (2019-05-18). Photo by Chris Lecksell.
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Mill Mountain
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Benchmark with "MILL", in 1933. Some county highpointers did not find it. It is not far from the true high point multi-stump tree (2020-03-21). Photo by Powen Ru.
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McAfee Knob
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McAfee knob (2019-05-19). Photo by Yelitza Velazquez.
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