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Pennsylvania County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains653846
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains78085
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands85459
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands26052
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains60230
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains26214
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania128040
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania81619
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains39026
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau138517
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau98026
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3208
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau2806
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau56313
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau015
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau22021
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges143878
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges143878
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau16017
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau029
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau40513
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges4021
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau27714
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau88010
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau16010
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau19612
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau77515
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges42016
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau48318
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63036
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63036
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau79122
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges120825
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau13528
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau40430
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges144035
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau54012
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands62013
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges30013
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau25514
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges77450
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin23448
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau13413
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau35328
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau6112
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau27027
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges52023
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges5118
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau19514
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau24016
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain103539
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain98044
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain87338
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau34023
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges7126
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area53113
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area17714
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau27227
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area32016
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin24228
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau17719
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau2709
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area28318
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau20010
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau014
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills2034
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills18222
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills031
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4027
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4069
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills16291

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List Description


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

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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