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South Central Virginia Blue Ridge

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointRocky Mountain (4072 ft/1241 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesVirginia
Area1,637 sq mi / 4,239 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent50 mi / 80 km North-South
61 mi / 98 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 45' N; 78° 54' W
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Map of South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the South Central Virginia Blue Ridge.
Northern Blue RidgeLevel 4 (Parent)
         South Mountain-CatoctinLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Virginia Blue RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah-North SectionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah-Middle SectionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah-South SectionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Central Virginia Blue RidgeLevel 5
         Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the South Central Virginia Blue Ridge

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Rocky Mountain40721241 
2.The Priest40631238 
3.Mount Pleasant4040+1231+ 
4.Bald Knob4040+1231+ 
5.Maintop Mountain4040+1231+ 
6.Elk Pond Mountain40341230 
7.Pompey Mountain40321229 
8.Cole Mountain4000+1219+ 
9.Three Ridges39701210 
10.Spy Rock3880+1183+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the South Central Virginia Blue Ridge

The Priest
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The Priest, with it's peak shrouded in clouds (2015-04-07). Photo by Roland Ryan.
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Little Priest
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The Little Priest, it's peak just below the clouds (2015-04-07). Photo by Roland Ryan.
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