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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42931640 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4250Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3178497 
3.OxfordOld Speck4170Mahoosuc Range2720623 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2855549 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area10625 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2230Northern Maine108032 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast081 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528793 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1229206 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast98951 
11.YorkClark Mountain1330Western Maine Coast84052 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast29033 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1315Western Maine Coast94048 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast62972 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast66240 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast044 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill635Western Maine Coast37072 

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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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