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Texas County High Points

Showing Bob Martin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (206 out of 254, or 81.1%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CulbersonGuadalupe Peak8749Guadalupe Mountains3029Unknown
2.Jeff DavisBaldy Peak8378Davis Mountains3918Unknown
3.BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges4485Unknown
4.PresidioChinati Peak7728Presidio County Area2948 
5.HudspethEagle Peak7484Van Horn Area3114Unknown
6.El PasoNorth Franklin Mountain7192El Paso Ranges2982Unknown
7.PecosPecos County High Point5472Glass Mountains152Unknown
8.ReevesReeves County High Point5115Davis Mountains75Unknown
9.DallamDallam County High Point4780Raton Mesas Unknown
10.Deaf SmithDeaf Smith County High Point4469Llano Estacado  
11.HartleyHartley County High Point4465Raton Mesas20Unknown
12.ParmerParmer County High Point4440Llano Estacado0Unknown
13.OldhamOldham County High Point4360Llano Estacado Unknown
14.BaileyBailey County High Point4120Llano Estacado Unknown
15.CochranCochran County High Point4010Llano Estacado Unknown
16.CastroCastro County High Point4000Llano Estacado Unknown
17.PotterPotter County High Point3910Llano Estacado Unknown
18.YoakumBeall Benchmark3895Llano Estacado23 
19.RandallRandall County High Point3890Llano Estacado Unknown
20.LambLamb County High Point3870Llano Estacado Unknown
21.MooreMoore County High Point3825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
22.ShermanSherman County High Point3805Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
23.TerrellTerrell County High Point3765Glass Mountains75Unknown
24.SwisherSwisher County High Point3735Llano Estacado Unknown
25.HockleyHockley County High Point3730Llano Estacado Unknown
26.GainesGaines County High Point3700Llano Estacado0Unknown
27.HaleHale County High Point3620Llano Estacado Unknown
28.TerryTerry County High Point3602Llano Estacado Unknown
29.CarsonCarson County High Point3596Llano Estacado Unknown
30.AndrewsAndrews County High Point3570Llano Estacado Unknown
31.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point3535Llano Estacado Unknown
32.LubbockLubbock County High Point3425Llano Estacado Unknown
33.WinklerWinkler County High Point3400Llano Estacado Unknown
34.EctorEctor County High Point3380Llano Estacado Unknown
34.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point3380Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
36.HansfordHansford County High Point3378Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
37.LovingLoving County High Point3374Llano Estacado19Unknown
38.BriscoeBriscoe County High Point3370Llano Estacado Unknown
39.FloydFloyd County High Point3345Llano Estacado Unknown
40.GrayGray County High Point3325Llano Estacado Unknown
41.LynnLynn County High Point3320Llano Estacado78Unknown
42.DonleyDonley County High Point3268Llano Estacado Unknown
43.RobertsRoberts County High Point3260Llano Estacado Unknown
44.CrosbyCrosby County High Point3235Llano Estacado Unknown
45.DawsonDawson County High Point3220Llano Estacado Unknown
46.UptonKing Mountain3141Llano Estacado351Unknown
47.OchiltreeOchiltree County High Point3120Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
48.MotleyMotley County High Point3080Llano Estacado Unknown
49.CrockettSouthwest Mesa3060Llano Estacado490Unknown
50.DickensDickens County High Point3037Llano Estacado Unknown
51.GarzaGarza County High Point3035Llano Estacado Unknown
52.HemphillHemphill County High Point3005Llano Estacado Unknown
53.WheelerWheeler County High Point3000Llano Estacado0Unknown
54.BordenBorden County High Point2990Llano Estacado Unknown
55.MidlandMidland County High Point2980Llano Estacado Unknown
56.MartinMartin County High Point2976Llano Estacado Unknown
57.ReaganReagan County High Point2960Edwards Plateau Unknown
58.CraneCrane County High Point2945Llano Estacado3Unknown
59.LipscombLipscomb County High Point2892Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area Unknown
60.WardDunn Benchmark2880Llano Estacado Unknown
61.CollingsworthCollingsworth County High Point2840Intra Red-Canadian River Area20Unknown
61.ScurryScurry County High Point2840Plains of Central Texas Unknown
63.HowardHoward County High Point2835Llano Estacado  
64.KentMcKenzie Mountains2830Plains of Central Texas360Unknown
65.GlasscockGlasscock County High Point2788Llano Estacado Unknown
66.SterlingSterling County High Point2760Llano Estacado Unknown
67.IrionIrion County High Point2752Edwards Plateau Unknown
68.CokeCoke County High Point2609Llano Estacado  
69.NolanNolan County High Point2607Plains of Central Texas  
70.SchleicherSchleicher County High Point2600Edwards Plateau Unknown
70.Tom GreenTom Green County High Point2600Llano Estacado  
72.StonewallDouble Mountains2580Plains of Central Texas540Unknown
73.MitchellStepp Mountain2574Plains of Central Texas109Unknown
74.HallHall County High Point2550Intra Red-Canadian River Area  
75.TaylorChalk Peak Northwest2490Plains of Central Texas  
76.SuttonSutton County High Point2487Edwards Plateau115 
77.KimbleKimble County High Point2460Edwards Plateau Unknown
78.MenardMenard County High Point2432Edwards Plateau Unknown
79.KerrKerr County High Point2420Edwards Plateau90Unknown
80.EdwardsEdwards County High Point2415Edwards Plateau Unknown
81.ConchoConcho County High Point2413Edwards Plateau Unknown
82.FisherFisher County High Point2405Plains of Central Texas Unknown
82.RealReal County High Point2405Edwards Plateau Unknown
84.BanderaBandera County High Point2360Edwards Plateau1Unknown
85.Val VerdeVal Verde County High Point2345Glass Mountains  
86.RunnelsMoro Mountain2310Plains of Central Texas370Unknown
87.CallahanCallahan County High Point2296Plains of Central Texas Unknown
88.GillespieGillespie County High Point2267Edwards Plateau Unknown
89.CottleCottle County High Point2260Plains of Central Texas Unknown
90.ColemanMcCord Benchmark2257Plains of Central Texas Unknown
91.KingKing County High Point2250Plains of Central Texas Unknown
92.UvaldeRawhide Mountains2210Edwards Plateau330 
93.MasonMonument Mountain2160Edwards Plateau120Unknown
94.McCullochMcCulloch County High Point2120Edwards Plateau Unknown
95.KinneyKinney County High Point2100Edwards Plateau  
96.KendallKendall County High Point2081Edwards Plateau Unknown
97.ChildressChildress County High Point2060Intra Red-Canadian River Area Unknown
98.MedinaMedina County High Point2040Edwards Plateau Unknown
99.ShackelfordShackelford County High Point2031Plains of Central Texas  
100.San SabaSan Saba County High Point1981Edwards Plateau Unknown
101.JonesJones County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas Unknown
101.EastlandEastland County High Point1980Plains of Central Texas Unknown
103.BrownHog Mountains1973Plains of Central Texas Unknown
104.ComancheComanche County High Point1929Plains of Central Texas Unknown
105.LlanoBee Benchmark1904Edwards Plateau Unknown
106.BlancoCircle Benchmark1901Edwards Plateau Unknown
107.BexarMount Smith1892Edwards Plateau202 
108.FoardFoard County High Point1880Plains of Central Texas  
109.HardemanHardeman County High Point1850Plains of Central Texas Unknown
110.HaskellHaskell County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas Unknown
110.MillsMills County High Point1795Plains of Central Texas  
112.KnoxKnox County High Point1794Plains of Central Texas  
113.ThrockmortonThrockmorton County High Point1730Plains of Central Texas  
114.LampasasLampasas County High Point1681Plains of Central Texas Unknown
115.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1674Plains of Central Texas  
116.ErathBlue Hills1670Plains of Central Texas150Unknown
117.HaysHays County High Point1640Edwards Plateau Unknown
118.StephensStephens County High Point1628Plains of Central Texas Unknown
119.BurnetBurnet County High Point1604Plains of Central Texas  
120.BaylorBaylor County High Point1537Plains of Central Texas  
121.Palo PintoPalo Pinto County High Point1530Plains of Central Texas Unknown
122.YoungYoung County High Point1522Plains of East Texas337Unknown
123.ComalDevils Hill1520Edwards Plateau200Unknown
124.JackJack County High Point1510Plains of East Texas45Unknown
125.CoryellCoryell County High Point1493Plains of Central Texas  
126.WilbargerWilbarger County High Point1470Plains of Central Texas Unknown
127.TravisShingle Hills1420Edwards Plateau150Unknown
128.ParkerParker County High Point1368Plains of East Texas Unknown
129.ArcherArcher County High Point1355Plains of East Texas Unknown
130.WilliamsonPost Oak Ridge1340Plains of Central Texas Unknown
131.MontagueMontague County High Point1320Plains of East Texas Unknown
132.SomervellChalk Mountain East1310Plains of Central Texas Unknown
133.BosqueBosque County High Point1290Plains of Central Texas  
134.WisePoolville Benchmark1256Plains of East Texas Unknown
135.CookeCooke County High Point1255Plains of East Texas Unknown
136.WichitaWichita County High Point1240Plains of East Texas Unknown
137.BellSevenmile Mountain1232Plains of Central Texas  
138.HoodComanche Peak1230Plains of Central Texas265Unknown
139.ClayClay County High Point1205Plains of East Texas Unknown
140.JohnsonCaddo Peak1065Plains of East Texas140Unknown
141.DentonDenton County High Point980Plains of East Texas Unknown
142.MaverickMaverick County High Point975Edwards Plateau Unknown
143.TarrantTarrant County High Point966Plains of East Texas41 
144.McLennanMcLennan County High Point960Plains of Central Texas Unknown
145.ZavalaBatesville Hill956Edwards Plateau131 
146.GuadalupeGuadalupe County High Point952Edwards Plateau Unknown
147.WebbWebb County High Point940Plains of South Texas355Unknown
148.GraysonGrayson County High Point930Plains of East Texas195Unknown
149.EllisEllis County High Point898Plains of East Texas253Unknown
150.HillHill County High Point897Plains of East Texas212Unknown
151.Jim HoggJim Hogg County High Point878Plains of South Texas  
152.DimmitEnglish Benchmark871Plains of South Texas Unknown
153.DallasDallas County High Point870Plains of East Texas135Unknown
154.ZapataZapata County High Point860Plains of South Texas Unknown
155.DuvalSnake Benchmark850Plains of South Texas  
156.FrioFrio County High Point830Edwards Plateau Unknown
157.CollinCollin County High Point820Plains of East Texas Unknown
158.AtascosaAtascosa County High Point810Edwards Plateau Unknown
159.WilsonWilson County High Point804Plains of South Texas Unknown
160.FanninFannin County High Point802Plains of East Texas Unknown
161.AndersonWilkerson Mountain773Plains of East Texas308Unknown
162.HendersonTater Hill Mountain772Plains of East Texas307 
163.LeeYegua Benchmark762Plains of East Texas247Unknown
164.CherokeeCherokee County High Point760Plains of East Texas  
165.BastropBastrop County High Point741Plains of South Texas246Unknown
166.CaldwellCrouch Benchmark736Plains of South Texas161Unknown
167.FallsFalls County High Point731Plains of Central Texas Unknown
168.HuntHunt County High Point730Plains of East Texas80Unknown
169.NacogdochesButton Mountain720Plains of East Texas295Unknown
170.RuskRusk County High Point710Plains of East Texas  
171.Van ZandtSand Hill698Plains of East Texas144Unknown
172.LimestoneLimestone County High Point690Plains of East Texas Unknown
173.UpshurUnderwood Mountain685Plains of East Texas270 
174.McMullenMcMullen County High Point680Plains of South Texas Unknown
175.SmithSmith County High Point671Plains of East Texas  
176.LamarLamar County High Point670Plains of East Texas Unknown
177.MilamMilam County High Point660Plains of East Texas165Unknown
178.WoodWood County High Point650Plains of East Texas  
178.HopkinsHopkins County High Point650Plains of East Texas Unknown
178.La SalleLa Salle County High Point650Edwards Plateau Unknown
181.CassCusseta Mountains632Plains of East Texas307Unknown
182.ShelbyTimpson Lot Benchmark630Plains of East Texas225Unknown
182.NavarroNavarro County High Point630Plains of East Texas Unknown
182.LeonLeon County High Point630Plains of East Texas Unknown
185.RockwallRockwall County High Point624Plains of East Texas Unknown
186.MorrisDaingerfield Benchmark614Plains of East Texas Unknown
187.KaufmanKaufman County High Point611Plains of East Texas Unknown
188.RobertsonRobertson County High Point610Plains of East Texas Unknown
189.FreestoneBurleson Hill608Plains of East Texas143Unknown
190.NewtonNewton County High Point600Plains of East Texas335Unknown
190.HarrisonHarrison County High Point600Plains of East Texas225Unknown
190.FranklinFranklin County High Point600Plains of East Texas  
193.FayetteObar Hill590Plains of South Texas175Unknown
193.GonzalesGonzales County High Point590Plains of South Texas Unknown
193.DeltaDelta County High Point590Plains of East Texas  
193.San AugustineSan Augustine County High Point590Plains of East Texas Unknown
197.StarrStarr County High Point586Plains of South Texas  
198.JasperHardy Benchmark583Plains of East Texas Unknown
199.SabineForse Mountain580Plains of East Texas165Unknown
199.KarnesKarnes County High Point580Plains of South Texas Unknown
199.BurlesonBurleson County High Point580Plains of East Texas Unknown
202.RainsRains County High Point570Plains of East Texas Unknown
203.Red RiverRed River County High Point560Plains of East Texas Unknown
203.WashingtonWashington County High Point560Plains of East Texas Unknown
203.LavacaLavaca County High Point560Plains of South Texas Unknown
206.HoustonHouston Mound555Plains of East Texas60Unknown
207.PanolaGreens Mountain551Plains of East Texas96Unknown
208.DeWittDe Witt County High Point550Plains of South Texas Unknown
209.BeeBee County High Point540Plains of South Texas Unknown
209.TitusTitus County High Point540Plains of East Texas Unknown
211.CampCouch Mountain538Plains of East Texas163 
212.Live OakLive Oak County High Point532Plains of South Texas Unknown
213.GreggGregg County High Point530Plains of East Texas0Unknown
213.MarionMarion County High Point530Plains of East Texas Unknown
215.PolkPolk County High Point500Plains of East Texas205Unknown
215.WalkerWalker County High Point500Plains of East Texas Unknown
217.BowieBowie County High Point490Plains of East Texas Unknown
218.TylerTyler County High Point472Plains of East Texas Unknown
219.ColoradoRocky Hill470Plains of East Texas100Unknown
219.AustinAustin County High Point470Plains of East Texas Unknown
219.GrimesGrimes County High Point470Plains of East Texas Unknown
222.AngelinaAngelina County High Point460Plains of East Texas Unknown
223.Jim WellsJim Wells County High Point450Plains of South Texas Unknown
224.BrazosBrazos County High Point440Plains of East Texas Unknown
225.BrooksBrooks County High Point431Plains of South Texas Unknown
226.San JacintoSan Jacinto County High Point430Plains of East Texas Unknown
226.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point430Plains of East Texas Unknown
228.TrinityTrinity County High Point425Plains of East Texas Unknown
229.MadisonMadison County High Point423Plains of East Texas Unknown
230.GoliadGoliad County High Point420Plains of South Texas Unknown
231.HidalgoHidalgo County High Point376Plains of South Texas Unknown
232.WallerWaller County High Point350Plains of East Texas  
233.HarrisHarris County High Point310Plains of East Texas Unknown
234.LibertyDavis Hill265Plains of East Texas153Unknown
235.VictoriaVictoria County High Point230Plains of South Texas  
236.San PatricioSan Patricio County High Point215Plains of South Texas Unknown
237.HardinHardin County High Point170Plains of East Texas Unknown
238.KlebergKleberg County High Point168Plains of South Texas Unknown
239.WhartonWharton County High Point166Plains of East Texas Unknown
240.Fort BendFort Bend County High Point158Plains of East Texas Unknown
241.JacksonJackson County High Point155Plains of South Texas Unknown
242.NuecesNueces County High Point150Plains of South Texas Unknown
243.BrazoriaDamon Mound146Plains of East Texas79Unknown
244.KenedySullivan Benchmark115Plains of South Texas  
245.RefugioRefugio County High Point100Plains of South Texas Unknown
246.WillacyWillacy County High Point94Plains of South Texas  
247.ChambersBarbers Hill85Plains of East Texas43 
248.MatagordaMatagorda County High Point75Plains of East Texas  
249.CameronCameron County High Point70Plains of South Texas Unknown
250.CalhounCalhoun County High Point56Plains of South Texas  
251.AransasAransas County High Point55Plains of South Texas Unknown
252.JeffersonJefferson County High Point45Plains of East Texas  
253.GalvestonGalveston County High Point40Plains of East Texas Unknown
254.OrangeOrange County High Point35Plains of East Texas  

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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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