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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M 
1.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains1373
2.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains52
3.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains1063
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains332
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich12
6.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains779
7.MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains59
8.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains101
9.SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges488
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge756
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains698
12.AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638
12.CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains 
16.ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain975Southern Cumberland Mountains 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex529
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge 
21.HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex 
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau 
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau0
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains 
27.UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau 
30.CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau 
31.KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex 
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau0
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge0
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau 
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge 
36.OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau 
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex 
41.FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau 
42.PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges 
45.ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau 
48.BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau33
50.LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains 
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges 
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau 
55.SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau 
59.JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau 
60.MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau 
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau 
63.SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau 
64.WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau 
65.LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau 
68.DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau 
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau 
73.HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau 
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau 
75.StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau 
76.ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
77.DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
81.BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
81.McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
83.FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
84.MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
85.HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
88.ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
90.DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
95.LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 

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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 Tennessee, 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 1995 by Carl Mills, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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