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Nebraska County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.KimballPanorama Point5429Inter-Platte High Plains29814
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains2020
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains23515
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains20031
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains026
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains1127
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains025
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains4010
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills40019
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills22615
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills28015
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills2809
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills2808
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains1026
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains14020
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills2408
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1629
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills3099
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains10014
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains316
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills1206
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1406
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1207
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills1606
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains2013
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills2468
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains638
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1308
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills1206
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills1806
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains6014
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1008
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills806
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains1406
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains106
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains834
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains1404
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains2014
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains1405
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2011
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains109
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains1106
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2011
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains1306
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains1104
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3011
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1016
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains07
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains908
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains1505
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains407
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains308
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains2013
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains015
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains107
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains07
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains3010
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains2107
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains08
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains808
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2014
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains1407
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains206
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3315
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains12010
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains806
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains106
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains016
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains013
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains07
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains4012
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains887
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains105
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6010
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains809
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains307
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2320
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains906
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains2012
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains2010
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1207
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2308
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains808
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains2010
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains08
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains507
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains206
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains12511
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains4010
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains6013
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains08
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains08
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains11012

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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 Nebraska, 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 1994 by David Olson, Andy Martin, and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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