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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 Ranges 
13.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104
13.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2104
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3350Southern Cumberland Mountains 
16.ScottBurge Mountain3270Southern Cumberland Mountains 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3210Southern Cumberland Mountains 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1748
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2690Walden Ridge 
21.HancockNewman Ridge2630Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2530Clinch Mountain Complex 
23.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2390Southern Cumberland Plateau20
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2390Walden Ridge 
25.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2350Unicoi Mountains 
27.UnionSignal Point2310Clinch Mountain Complex 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2090Clinch Mountain Complex 
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2070Southern Cumberland Plateau20
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2050Walden Ridge20
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2030Southern Cumberland Plateau 
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2030Southern Cumberland Plateau 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1990Southern Cumberland Plateau 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1510Southern Cumberland Plateau 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 
45.ClayPilot Knob1410Southern Cumberland Plateau 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau 
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1290Southern Cumberland Plateau 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1270Southern Cumberland Plateau 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau 
58.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1165Southern Cumberland Plateau 
59.JacksonTick Ridge1130Southern Cumberland Plateau 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1110Southern Cumberland Plateau 
60.MaconMacon County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau 
62.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower990Southern Cumberland Plateau 
66.PerryPerry County High Point990Southern Cumberland Plateau 
68.DicksonDickson County High Point970Southern Cumberland Plateau 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West910Southern Cumberland Plateau 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau 
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 
76.ChesterSand Mountain750Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
78.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
78.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
80.BentonRound Top690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
80.McNairyMount Peter690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
82.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
84.MadisonMadison County High Point670Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point605Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point525Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point505Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point485Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 
95.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.

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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