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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4513
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains190
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3505
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1107
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich58
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2576
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains212
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains352
9.SullivanHolston High Point4300NE Tennessee Ranges1630
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4220Georgia Blue Ridge2520
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2312
12.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3540NE Tennessee Ranges1570
13.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104
13.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3350Southern Cumberland Mountains1000
16.ScottBurge Mountain3270Southern Cumberland Mountains400
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3210Southern Cumberland Mountains1580
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1748
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge1598
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2690Walden Ridge260
21.HancockNewman Ridge2630Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge960
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2530Clinch Mountain Complex500
23.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2390Walden Ridge460
23.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2390Southern Cumberland Plateau20
25.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau12
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2350Unicoi Mountains480
27.UnionSignal Point2310Clinch Mountain Complex580
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus381
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau272
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1007
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2090Clinch Mountain Complex1020
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2070Southern Cumberland Plateau 
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2050Walden Ridge20
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau109
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge586
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2030Southern Cumberland Plateau140
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2030Southern Cumberland Plateau40
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau159
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1990Southern Cumberland Plateau60
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex742
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau20
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau676
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1510Southern Cumberland Plateau80
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges625
45.ClayPilot Knob1410Southern Cumberland Plateau480
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau493
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau150
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains343
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges406
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1290Southern Cumberland Plateau 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1270Southern Cumberland Plateau80
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau471
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau498
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau220
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau220
58.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1165Southern Cumberland Plateau430
59.JacksonTick Ridge1130Southern Cumberland Plateau80
60.MaconMacon County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau160
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1110Southern Cumberland Plateau60
62.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau370
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau175
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower990Southern Cumberland Plateau80
66.PerryPerry County High Point990Southern Cumberland Plateau80
68.DicksonDickson County High Point970Southern Cumberland Plateau180
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau30
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West910Southern Cumberland Plateau280
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau50
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau30
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau36
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau70
76.ChesterSand Mountain750Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee260
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee140
79.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee190
80.McNairyMount Peter690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee140
80.BentonRound Top690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee127
82.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee98
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee107
84.MadisonMadison County High Point670Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee185
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point605Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee80
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee65
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee186
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point525Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee190
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee190
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point505Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee15
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point485Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee105
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee15
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37

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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.

Acknowledgments

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 CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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