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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13071641 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges966497 
3.OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range823623 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges867549 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area2925 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine32332 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast081 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466793 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast373206 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast30051 
11.YorkClark Mountain402Western Maine Coast25052 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast8533 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain399Western Maine Coast28348 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast18972 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast19640 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast044 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill192Western Maine Coast11072 

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.


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