Western Carolina Piedmont

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointBuzzard Roost (2980 ft/908 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesSouth Carolina (89%), North Carolina (11%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area23,125 sq mi / 59,895 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent263 mi / 424 km North-South
225 mi / 363 km East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 56' N; 81° 12' W
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Map of Western Carolina Piedmont
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PiedmontLevel 4 (Parent)
         Virginia PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eastern Carolina PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Carolina PiedmontLevel 5
         Georgia PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Western Carolina Piedmont

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Buzzard Roost2980908 
2.Icy Knob2960+902+ 
3.Hickory Knob2960+902+ 
4.Propst Mountain2960+902+ 
5.Walker Top2920+890+ 
6.Benn Knob2880+878+ 
7.Krunkleton Knob2780+847+ 
8.Rich Mountain2520+768+ 
9.Dogwood Stamp Mountain2520+768+ 
10.Chestnut Knob2291698 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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