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Iowa County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
37.CedarCedar County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains308
43.HenryHenry County High Point800Mississippi-Missouri River Plains607
43.JonesJones County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1007
43.PolkPolk County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains07
43.JohnsonJohnson County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains407
43.Des MoinesDes Moines County High Point840Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1537
43.LouisaLouisa County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains07
43.WorthWorth County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains607
43.MillsMills County High Point1344Mississippi-Missouri River Plains947
43.AdamsAdams County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains207
43.ClayClay County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains07
43.GrundyGrundy County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains607
43.CalhounCalhoun County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains107
43.DecaturDecatur County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains307
56.HardinHardin County High Point1220Mississippi-Missouri River Plains406
56.MarshallMarshall County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains406
56.LinnLinn County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains406
56.WebsterWebster County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206
56.PagePage County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206
56.BooneBoone County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1606
56.RinggoldRinggold County High Point1280Mississippi-Missouri River Plains106
56.PlymouthPlymouth County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1206
56.ShelbyShelby County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1206
56.WoodburyWoodbury County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1806
56.TaylorTaylor County High Point1305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains256
56.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206
56.UnionUnion County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains06
56.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains806
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #21440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2552
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #31440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1412
56.PoweshiekPoweshiek County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206
56.TamaTama County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains506
56.BentonNelson Benchmark1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1006
56.JasperJasper County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206
56.LeeLee County High Point780Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1206
56.MuscatineDurant Benchmark810Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1006
56.ClintonClinton County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains706
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point821Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point820Mississippi-Missouri River Plains85
78.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point813Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.AppanooseAppanoose County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains55
78.Black HawkBlack Hawk County High Point1030Mississippi-Missouri River Plains305
78.MonroeMonroe County High Point1022Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.MarionMarion County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains55
78.DavisDavis County High Point1000Mississippi-Missouri River Plains155
78.ScottScott County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains505
78.WapelloWapello County High Point929Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.MahaskaMahaska County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.KeokukKeokuk County High Point909Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.GuthrieGuthrie County High Point1500Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1005
78.AudubonAudubon County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1205
78.IdaIda County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains205
78.MadisonMadison County High Point1265Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains225
78.FremontFremont County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1005
78.ClarkeClarke County High Point1223Mississippi-Missouri River Plains235
78.GreeneGreene County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1105
78.LucasLucas County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains05
78.FloydFloyd County High Point1212Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25
78.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105
1.OsceolaHawkeye Point1670Sioux River Upland40543
2.HancockPilot Knob1454Mississippi-Missouri River Plains32662
3.DickinsonDickinson County High Point1570Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15034
4.LyonLyon County High Point1580Sioux River Upland029
5.O'BrienO'Brien County High Point1580Sioux River Upland027
6.AllamakeeAllamakee County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains14526
7.CarrollCarroll County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains33025
8.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point1370Mississippi-Missouri River Plains024
9.CherokeeCherokee County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains023
10.Buena VistaBuena Vista County High Point1542Mississippi-Missouri River Plains14220
11.KossuthKossuth County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4019
11.Cerro GordoCerro Gordo County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3019
13.CassCass County High Point1460Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4017
14.EmmetEmmet County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10015
14.MononaMonona County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16015
16.DallasDallas County High Point1152Mississippi-Missouri River Plains014
17.PocahontasPocahontas County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains013
17.AdairAdair County High Point1466Mississippi-Missouri River Plains613
19.SacSac County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains24012
19.Palo AltoPalo Alto County High Point1530Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2012
19.ButlerButler County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6012
19.DelawareDelaware County High Point1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7012
23.FayetteFayette County High Point1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2011
23.DubuqueDubuque County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains17011
25.ClaytonClayton County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains14010
25.ChickasawChickasaw County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2010
25.BremerBremer County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010
25.PottawattamiePottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010
 Pottawattamie or West Pottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 5
25.HowardHoward County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5010
25.MitchellMitchell County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010
25.FranklinFranklin County High Point1310Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10510
25.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7010
25.IowaIowa County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3010
34.WarrenWarren County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains59
34.WrightWright County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains809
34.HumboldtHumboldt County High Point1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains509
37.StoryStory County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains108
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1140Mississippi-Missouri River Plains408
37.WayneWayne County High Point1120Mississippi-Missouri River Plains208
37.SiouxSioux County High Point1490Sioux River Upland208
37.WinneshiekWinneshiek County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Iowa, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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