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Virginia Piedmont

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointTurkeycock Mountain (1850 ft/564 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesVirginia (81%), North Carolina (17%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area20,698 sq mi / 53,608 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent180 mi / 290 km North-South
231 mi / 371 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 6' N; 77° 53' W
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Map of Virginia Piedmont
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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 Virginia Piedmont.
PiedmontLevel 4 (Parent)
         Virginia PiedmontLevel 5
         Eastern Carolina PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Carolina PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Georgia PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Virginia Piedmont

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Turkeycock Mountain1850564 
2.Blue Knob1708521 
3.Spears Mountain1604489 
4.Hickory Knob1390424 
5.Blue Mountain1250381 
6.Brier Mountain1230375 
7.Kyles Mountain1161354 
8.Robertson Mountain1150351 
9.White Oak 2 Benchmark1140+347+ 
10.Martinsville City Prominence Point1140+347+ 
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 Virginia Piedmont

Kyles Mountain
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Kyles Mountain on a foggy morning hike (2008-05-16). Photo by Scott Surgent.
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Gates County High Point
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COHP Area 8 shows 80ft contours in a field and woods east of NC37 north of Gates. (2016-02-03). Photo by Tom Layton.
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