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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex 
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau 
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau 
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau 
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4503
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges1600
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 

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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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