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Maine County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42981639 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3188497 
3.OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range2740620 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2865548 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area11625 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine110032 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast081 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528793 
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1232206 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast99451 
11.YorkClark Mountain1340Western Maine Coast86052 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast30033 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1320Western Maine Coast95048 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast63972 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast68240 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast044 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill640Western Maine Coast38072 

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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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