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Britton Hill, Florida


Prominence: 65 ft, 20 m

Elevation: 345 feet, 105 meters


Approx. Isolation: 40.06 mi, 64.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 345 ft / 105 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)30° 59' 5'' N; 86° 16' 57'' W
30.98483, -86.28238 (Dec Deg)
568520E 3428142N Zone 16 (UTM)
This peak has 1 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit345Paxton
Monument341Paxton
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionWalton (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Britton Hill at SummitPost.org
     Britton Hill at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Walton, FL by Ron Tagliapietra

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Lists that contain Britton Hill:
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #247)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #51)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #50)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #48)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #1047)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #56)
     Florida County High Points (Rank #1)
     Gulf Coast CoHPs (Rank #2)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #96)
     "Helman Counties"-Greatest Elevation Differential (Rank #50)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1991-07-08 by Dennis Stewart
     2006-05-02 by Tom Owen
     2007-03-17 by John Gower
     2009-12-15 by William Musser
     2011-03-31 by James Barlow
     2012-05-29 by Alan Barber
     2012-08-01 by Danny Holwerda
     2012-12-07 by Dave Dunham
     2012-12-07 by Dave Dunham
     2012-12-07 by Dave Dunham
     2012-12-07 by Dave Dunham
     2012-12-07 by Dave Dunham
     2014-04-04 by Morris Zwick
     2014-05-10 by John Griffith
     2014-07-17 by David Odenwalder
     2015-04-15 by Cory Verner
     2015-12-30 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2016-02-29 by Dave Covill
     2016-03-01 by Ian Covey
     2016-06-07 by Bill Peterson

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (358 total)

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The lowest high point in the 50 U.S. states is in Florida, marked by this roadside monument near the north edge of the Florida panhandle (1991-02-07).
Web Map LinksAcme Mapper   MyTopo   Gmap4   TopoQuest
Bing Maps   Google Maps
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 65 ft/20 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 75 ft/23 m
  Key Col: Florala, AL    280 ft/85 m
Isolation40.06 mi/64.46 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Coston Hill  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Southeast Coast
Range5: Florida Panhandle-South Alabama
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Southern USA
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapPaxton O30086h3 1:24,000
Route #1 Paved Road
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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monument marking the Florida state highpoint (2006-05-05). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Britton Hill or Lakewood Park? (2012-07-07). Photo by Ronald Land.
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The true Florida highpoint, per LiDAR data (345.8', N 30 59.090' W 86 16.943' WGS84 datum). The ground at the base of the pair of trees a bit left of center in the foreground felt highest (2015-12-30). Photo by Chris Gilsdorf.
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Stone marker at the top (2016-01-06). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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Pond near the high point (2016-02-26). Photo by Michael Vecchiarelli.
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Kelly and I happy to be at (or near) the Florida high point! Thanks to the young USMA grads for the pic (2016-06-07). Photo by Bill Peterson.
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Britton Hill (2016-10-08). Photo by Shawn Dunn.
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