Allegheny Mountain Ridge

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointElleber Knob (4595 ft/1401 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia (72%), Virginia (28%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,051 sq mi / 2,721 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent73 mi / 117 km North-South
52 mi / 84 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 6' N; 80° 3' W
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Map of Allegheny Mountain Ridge
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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 Allegheny Mountain Ridge.
Central Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Parent)
         North Central Appalachian RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Virginia Appalachian RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Masanutten MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Allegheny Mountain RidgeLevel 5
         North Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South-Central Appalachian RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Allegheny Mountain Ridge

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Elleber Knob45951401 
2.Watering Pond Knob4560+1390+ 
3.Little Ridge45461386 
4.Bare Mountain4480+1366+ 
5.Bald Knob4480+1366+ 
6.Paddy Knob44771365 
7.Bear Mountain4440+1353+ 
8.Buffalo Ridge44011341 
9.Chestnut Ridge Peak 438643861337 
10.Watering Pond Knob-Northeast Ridge4320+1317+ 
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 Allegheny Mountain Ridge

Elleber Knob
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On top of the range (2019-10-21). Photo by Pat Wymore.
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