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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1445
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges244
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus969
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges1048
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges964
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus854
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus880
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus520
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges324
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau520
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges365
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges100
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus20
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus83
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges220
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau80
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges140
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau20
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges80
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama300
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama230
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama200
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama220
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges194
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus120
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama172
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama100
45.MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges40
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama167
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama210
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama237
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama340
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama70
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama161
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee241
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama170
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama12
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama50
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30

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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 Alabama, 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 1994 by Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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