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Texas County High Points

Showing Bill Jacobs's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (130 out of 254, or 51.18%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CulbersonGuadalupe Peak8749Guadalupe Mountains30291994-05-05
2.PolkPolk County High Point500Plains of East Texas2052000-08-21
3.CalhounCalhoun County High Point56Plains of South Texas42001-01-27
4.TylerTyler County High Point472Plains of East Texas922001-08-28
5.GrimesGrimes County High Point470Plains of East Texas1102001-09-18
5.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point430Plains of East Texas402001-09-18
5.HardinHardin County High Point170Plains of East Texas182001-09-18
8.RobertsonRobertson County High Point610Plains of East Texas1392001-10-31
8.HoustonHouston Mound555Plains of East Texas602001-10-31
8.AngelinaAngelina County High Point460Plains of East Texas1702001-10-31
11.NewtonNewton County High Point600Plains of East Texas3352001-12-02
11.JasperHardy Benchmark583Plains of East Texas732001-12-02
11.WalkerWalker County High Point500Plains of East Texas1802001-12-02
11.San JacintoSan Jacinto County High Point430Plains of East Texas502001-12-02
15.WashingtonWashington County High Point560Plains of East Texas1282001-12-10
15.AustinAustin County High Point470Plains of East Texas302001-12-10
15.ColoradoRocky Hill470Plains of East Texas1002001-12-10
15.WhartonWharton County High Point166Plains of East Texas42001-12-10
15.BrazoriaDamon Mound146Plains of East Texas792001-12-10
20.BrazosBrazos County High Point440Plains of East Texas402002-01-14
20.TrinityTrinity County High Point425Plains of East Texas1152002-01-14
20.MadisonMadison County High Point423Plains of East Texas732002-01-14
23.FayetteObar Hill590Plains of South Texas1752002-02-06
23.GonzalesGonzales County High Point590Plains of South Texas2002002-02-06
23.KarnesKarnes County High Point580Plains of South Texas2102002-02-06
23.LavacaLavaca County High Point560Plains of South Texas902002-02-06
23.DeWittDe Witt County High Point550Plains of South Texas202002-02-06
28.BeeBee County High Point540Plains of South Texas702002-02-07
28.GoliadGoliad County High Point420Plains of South Texas02002-02-07
28.San PatricioSan Patricio County High Point215Plains of South Texas132002-02-07
28.NuecesNueces County High Point150Plains of South Texas82002-02-07
32.Fort BendFort Bend County High Point158Plains of East Texas12002-02-26
33.CherokeeCherokee County High Point760Plains of East Texas2802002-03-22
33.NacogdochesButton Mountain720Plains of East Texas2952002-03-22
33.RuskRusk County High Point710Plains of East Texas2502002-03-22
33.PanolaGreens Mountain551Plains of East Texas962002-03-22
37.ShelbyTimpson Lot Benchmark630Plains of East Texas2252002-03-29
37.San AugustineSan Augustine County High Point590Plains of East Texas1602002-03-29
37.SabineForse Mountain580Plains of East Texas1652002-03-29
40.MilamMilam County High Point660Plains of East Texas1652002-04-07
40.BurlesonBurleson County High Point580Plains of East Texas802002-04-07
42.GalvestonGalveston County High Point40Plains of East Texas32003-01-06
43.LibertyDavis Hill265Plains of East Texas1532003-01-13
44.LimestoneLimestone County High Point690Plains of East Texas1002003-01-19
44.NavarroNavarro County High Point630Plains of East Texas802003-01-19
44.FreestoneBurleson Hill608Plains of East Texas1432003-01-19
47.McLennanMcLennan County High Point960Plains of Central Texas02003-01-20
47.FallsFalls County High Point731Plains of Central Texas12003-01-20
47.LeonLeon County High Point630Plains of East Texas1702003-01-20
50.JacksonJackson County High Point155Plains of South Texas82003-01-27
50.RefugioRefugio County High Point100Plains of South Texas232003-01-27
50.AransasAransas County High Point55Plains of South Texas432003-01-27
53.FanninFannin County High Point802Plains of East Texas222003-02-17
53.HuntHunt County High Point730Plains of East Texas802003-02-17
53.HopkinsHopkins County High Point650Plains of East Texas902003-02-17
53.RockwallRockwall County High Point624Plains of East Texas242003-02-17
53.RainsRains County High Point570Plains of East Texas202003-02-17
58.HarrisonHarrison County High Point600Plains of East Texas2252003-02-18
59.GuadalupeGuadalupe County High Point952Edwards Plateau1622003-03-17
59.FrioFrio County High Point830Edwards Plateau602003-03-17
59.AtascosaAtascosa County High Point810Edwards Plateau1102003-03-17
59.WilsonWilson County High Point804Plains of South Texas2142003-03-17
59.BastropBastrop County High Point741Plains of South Texas2462003-03-17
64.LamarLamar County High Point670Plains of East Texas202003-07-03
65.UpshurUnderwood Mountain685Plains of East Texas2702004-02-08
65.DeltaDelta County High Point590Plains of East Texas102004-02-08
65.MarionMarion County High Point530Plains of East Texas802004-02-08
68.CollinCollin County High Point820Plains of East Texas602004-02-09
69.OldhamOldham County High Point4360Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.PotterPotter County High Point3910Llano Estacado82004-09-15
69.CarsonCarson County High Point3596Llano Estacado242004-09-15
69.GrayGray County High Point3325Llano Estacado82004-09-15
69.DonleyDonley County High Point3268Llano Estacado62004-09-15
69.RobertsRoberts County High Point3260Llano Estacado202004-09-15
69.HemphillHemphill County High Point3005Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.WheelerWheeler County High Point3000Llano Estacado02004-09-15
69.CollingsworthCollingsworth County High Point2840Intra Red-Canadian River Area202004-09-15
78.ParmerParmer County High Point4440Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.CastroCastro County High Point4000Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.LambLamb County High Point3870Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.HockleyHockley County High Point3730Llano Estacado332004-09-16
78.HaleHale County High Point3620Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.LubbockLubbock County High Point3425Llano Estacado02004-09-16
78.CrosbyCrosby County High Point3235Llano Estacado02004-09-16
85.CassCusseta Mountains632Plains of East Texas3072005-03-04
86.GraysonGrayson County High Point930Plains of East Texas1952005-03-07
86.MorrisDaingerfield Benchmark614Plains of East Texas2542005-03-07
86.Red RiverRed River County High Point560Plains of East Texas02005-03-07
86.TitusTitus County High Point540Plains of East Texas802005-03-07
86.BowieBowie County High Point490Plains of East Texas302005-03-07
91.YoungYoung County High Point1522Plains of East Texas3372005-03-08
91.DentonDenton County High Point980Plains of East Texas02005-03-08
93.CraneCrane County High Point2945Llano Estacado32005-03-09
93.Palo PintoPalo Pinto County High Point1530Plains of Central Texas302005-03-09
93.ArcherArcher County High Point1355Plains of East Texas862005-03-09
96.EctorEctor County High Point3380Llano Estacado302005-03-10
97.BaileyBailey County High Point4120Llano Estacado02005-06-02
97.YoakumBeall Benchmark3895Llano Estacado232005-06-02
97.GainesGaines County High Point3700Llano Estacado02005-06-02
100.LampasasLampasas County High Point1681Plains of Central Texas1612006-03-15
101.EllisEllis County High Point898Plains of East Texas2532006-03-16
102.CochranCochran County High Point4010Llano Estacado232006-03-20
102.TerryTerry County High Point3602Llano Estacado02006-03-20
102.LynnLynn County High Point3320Llano Estacado782006-03-20
102.GarzaGarza County High Point3035Llano Estacado32006-03-20
106.MotleyMotley County High Point3080Llano Estacado02006-03-21
106.DickensDickens County High Point3037Llano Estacado02006-03-21
106.ScurryScurry County High Point2840Plains of Central Texas1802006-03-21
106.KentMcKenzie Mountains2830Plains of Central Texas3602006-03-21
106.KingKing County High Point2250Plains of Central Texas102006-03-21
106.ChildressChildress County High Point2060Intra Red-Canadian River Area102006-03-21
112.MooreMoore County High Point3825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point3380Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.OchiltreeOchiltree County High Point3120Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02006-03-22
112.LipscombLipscomb County High Point2892Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area322006-03-22
112.WilbargerWilbarger County High Point1470Plains of Central Texas02006-03-22
112.WichitaWichita County High Point1240Plains of East Texas302006-03-22
118.AndersonWilkerson Mountain773Plains of East Texas3082006-05-01
118.HendersonTater Hill Mountain772Plains of East Texas3072006-05-01
118.Van ZandtSand Hill698Plains of East Texas1442006-05-01
118.KaufmanKaufman County High Point611Plains of East Texas712006-05-01
122.CookeCooke County High Point1255Plains of East Texas1252006-05-02
123.DallamDallam County High Point4780Raton Mesas02007-05-08
124.HardemanHardeman County High Point1850Plains of Central Texas502010-10-30
124.MontagueMontague County High Point1320Plains of East Texas2702010-10-30
126.RandallRandall County High Point3890Llano Estacado02010-11-02
126.SwisherSwisher County High Point3735Llano Estacado132010-11-02
126.BriscoeBriscoe County High Point3370Llano Estacado82010-11-02
126.FloydFloyd County High Point3345Llano Estacado02010-11-02
130.ShermanSherman County High Point3805Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02010-11-03
 Jeff DavisBaldy Peak8378Davis Mountains3918 
 BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges4485 
 PresidioChinati Peak7728Presidio County Area2948 
 HudspethEagle Peak7484Van Horn Area3114 
 El PasoNorth Franklin Mountain7192El Paso Ranges2982 
 PecosPecos County High Point5472Glass Mountains152 
 ReevesReeves County High Point5115Davis Mountains75 
 Deaf SmithDeaf Smith County High Point4469Llano Estacado127 
 HartleyHartley County High Point4465Raton Mesas20 
 TerrellTerrell County High Point3765Glass Mountains75 
 AndrewsAndrews County High Point3570Llano Estacado0 
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point3535Llano Estacado0 
 WinklerWinkler County High Point3400Llano Estacado105 
 HansfordHansford County High Point3378Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area6 
 LovingLoving County High Point3374Llano Estacado19 
 DawsonDawson County High Point3220Llano Estacado88 
 UptonKing Mountain3141Llano Estacado351 
 CrockettSouthwest Mesa3060Llano Estacado490 
 BordenBorden County High Point2990Llano Estacado3 
 MidlandMidland County High Point2980Llano Estacado0 
 MartinMartin County High Point2976Llano Estacado59 
 ReaganReagan County High Point2960Edwards Plateau90 
 WardDunn Benchmark2880Llano Estacado  
 HowardHoward County High Point2835Llano Estacado215 
 GlasscockGlasscock County High Point2788Llano Estacado168 
 SterlingSterling County High Point2760Llano Estacado90 
 IrionIrion County High Point2752Edwards Plateau112 
 CokeCoke County High Point2609Llano Estacado3 
 NolanNolan County High Point2607Plains of Central Texas17 
 Tom GreenTom Green County High Point2600Llano Estacado20 
 SchleicherSchleicher County High Point2600Edwards Plateau33 
 StonewallDouble Mountains2580Plains of Central Texas540 
 MitchellStepp Mountain2574Plains of Central Texas109 
 HallHall County High Point2550Intra Red-Canadian River Area0 
 TaylorChalk Peak Northwest2490Plains of Central Texas  
 SuttonSutton County High Point2487Edwards Plateau115 
 KimbleKimble County High Point2460Edwards Plateau47 
 MenardMenard County High Point2432Edwards Plateau62 
 KerrKerr County High Point2420Edwards Plateau90 
 EdwardsEdwards County High Point2415Edwards Plateau135 
 ConchoConcho County High Point2413Edwards Plateau0 
 FisherFisher County High Point2405Plains of Central Texas15 
 RealLove Benchmark2405Edwards Plateau65 
 BanderaBandera County High Point2360Edwards Plateau1 
 Val VerdeVal Verde County High Point2345Glass Mountains0 
 RunnelsMoro Mountain2310Plains of Central Texas370 
 CallahanCallahan County High Point2296Plains of Central Texas107 
 GillespieGillespie County High Point2267Edwards Plateau27 
 CottleCottle County High Point2260Plains of Central Texas100 
 ColemanMcCord Benchmark2257Plains of Central Texas217 
 UvaldeRawhide Mountains2210Edwards Plateau330 
 MasonMonument Mountain2160Edwards Plateau120 
 McCullochMcCulloch County High Point2120Edwards Plateau30 
 KinneyKinney County High Point2100Edwards Plateau160 
 KendallKendall County High Point2081Edwards Plateau41 
 MedinaMedina County High Point2040Edwards Plateau160 
 ShackelfordShackelford County High Point2031Plains of Central Texas21 
 San SabaSan Saba County High Point1981Edwards Plateau281 
 EastlandEastland County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas0 
 JonesJones County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas30 
 BrownHog Mountains1973Plains of Central Texas313 
 ComancheComanche County High Point1929Plains of Central Texas153 
 LlanoBee Benchmark1904Edwards Plateau124 
 BlancoCircle Benchmark1901Edwards Plateau81 
 BexarMount Smith1892Edwards Plateau202 
 FoardFoard County High Point1880Plains of Central Texas90 
 MillsMills County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas165 
 HaskellHaskell County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas8 
 KnoxKnox County High Point1794Plains of Central Texas34 
 ThrockmortonThrockmorton County High Point1730Plains of Central Texas240 
 HamiltonHamilton County High Point1674Plains of Central Texas14 
 ErathBlue Hills1670Plains of Central Texas150 
 HaysHays County High Point1640Edwards Plateau140 
 StephensStephens County High Point1628Plains of Central Texas58 
 BurnetBurnet County High Point1604Plains of Central Texas124 
 BaylorBaylor County High Point1537Plains of Central Texas87 
 ComalDevils Hill1520Edwards Plateau200 
 JackJack County High Point1510Plains of East Texas45 
 CoryellCoryell County High Point1493Plains of Central Texas113 
 TravisShingle Hills1420Edwards Plateau150 
 ParkerParker County High Point1368Plains of East Texas278 
 WilliamsonPost Oak Ridge1340Plains of Central Texas35 
 SomervellChalk Mountain East1310Plains of Central Texas60 
 BosqueBosque County High Point1290Plains of Central Texas100 
 WisePoolville Benchmark1256Plains of East Texas46 
 BellSevenmile Mountain1232Plains of Central Texas12 
 HoodComanche Peak1230Plains of Central Texas265 
 ClayClay County High Point1205Plains of East Texas125 
 JohnsonCaddo Peak1065Plains of East Texas140 
 MaverickMaverick County High Point975Edwards Plateau18 
 TarrantTarrant County High Point966Plains of East Texas41 
 ZavalaBatesville Hill956Edwards Plateau131 
 WebbWebb County High Point940Plains of South Texas355 
 HillHill County High Point897Plains of East Texas212 
 Jim HoggJim Hogg County High Point878Plains of South Texas38 
 DimmitEnglish Benchmark871Plains of South Texas  
 DallasDallas County High Point870Plains of East Texas135 
 ZapataZapata County High Point860Plains of South Texas0 
 DuvalSnake Benchmark850Plains of South Texas60 
 LeeYegua Benchmark762Plains of East Texas247 
 CaldwellCrouch Benchmark736Plains of South Texas161 
 McMullenMcMullen County High Point680Plains of South Texas10 
 SmithSmith County High Point671Plains of East Texas191 
 WoodWood County High Point650Plains of East Texas150 
 La SalleLa Salle County High Point650Edwards Plateau30 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point600Plains of East Texas90 
 StarrStarr County High Point586Plains of South Texas44 
 CampCouch Mountain538Plains of East Texas163 
 Live OakLive Oak County High Point532Plains of South Texas52 
 GreggGregg County High Point530Plains of East Texas0 
 Jim WellsJim Wells County High Point450Plains of South Texas40 
 BrooksBrooks County High Point431Plains of South Texas74 
 HidalgoHidalgo County High Point376Plains of South Texas14 
 WallerWaller County High Point350Plains of East Texas0 
 HarrisHarris County High Point310Plains of East Texas0 
 VictoriaVictoria County High Point230Plains of South Texas10 
 KlebergKleberg County High Point168Plains of South Texas0 
 KenedySullivan Benchmark115Plains of South Texas38 
 WillacyWillacy County High Point94Plains of South Texas47 
 ChambersBarbers Hill85Plains of East Texas43 
 MatagordaMatagorda County High Point75Plains of East Texas3 
 CameronCameron County High Point70Plains of South Texas3 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point45Plains of East Texas3 
 OrangeOrange County High Point35Plains of East Texas0 

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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 Texas, then 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.

Texas has more counties than any other state, and large sections of the state have very low relief. Additionally, many of these high points are on private land and require landowner permission. To date (early 2010) no one has been to all 254 of these points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by David Olson, Carl Mills, and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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