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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4503
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485
3.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556
4.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480
5.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292
6.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
6.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
8.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges1600
10.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087
11.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332
12.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192
13.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170
14.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110
15.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38
16.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0
16.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0
16.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0
19.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 
19.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 
19.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 
19.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 
19.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 
19.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 
19.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex 
19.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 
19.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains 
19.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 
19.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
19.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 
19.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 
19.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 
19.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 
19.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 
19.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 
19.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 
19.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 
19.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 
19.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 
19.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 
19.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
19.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-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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