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Missouri County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains517 
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1750Central Ozark Plateau480 
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau154 
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1710Saint Francois Mountains380 
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau153 
6.BarryBarry County High Point1690Central Ozark Plateau100 
7.TexasTexas County High Point1670Central Ozark Plateau220 
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains500 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0 
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains312 
11.HowellHowell County High Point1570Central Ozark Plateau100 
12.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau93 
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau70 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains392 
15.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau340 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1490Central Ozark Plateau160 
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1490Central Ozark Plateau151 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains119 
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains12 
19.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains171 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau  
21.WayneClark Mountain1450Saint Francois Mountains660 
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains110 
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau0 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau0 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau469 
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains27 
27.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313 
28.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0 
30.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau5 
31.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau85 
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains295 
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains106 
35.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau30 
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau5 
36.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains95 
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90 
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains220 
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
41.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains316 
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142 
43.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains115 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau48 
45.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains115 
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau95 
47.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains0 
48.GentryGentry County High Point1122Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
51.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau105 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains15 
51.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
51.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau0 
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
51.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
57.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
57.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains65 
57.PerryPerry County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains40 
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains76 
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains15 
61.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau10 
63.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains17 
64.JeffersonVinegar Hill1070Saint Francois Mountains100 
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99 
65.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains73 
67.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50 
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau5 
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains48 
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains50 
72.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains5 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains150 
73.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
75.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
78.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains236 
79.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains55 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
80.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains15 
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains30 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains190 
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains15 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110 
87.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
87.RipleyRipley County High Point950Central Ozark Plateau60 
89.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains76 
90.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
90.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains5 
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130 
93.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
95.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point905Saint Francois Mountains235 
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains133 
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
99.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
100.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains65 
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains249 
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois250 
105.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
106.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains99 
107.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
109.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains149 
110.ScottJackson Hill610Ozark Plateau Foothills278 
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228 
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202 
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Missouri, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1996 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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