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Kentucky County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
(Avg)
AscentsAscent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain1262Black Mountain585556 
2.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak1140Black Mountain988 
3.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark1042Cumberland-Stone Mountain1210 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak960Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains23419 
5.LeslieChestnut Knob799Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1346 
6.PerryDelphia Benchmark774Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1464 
7.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point725Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains851 
8.FloydFloyd County High Point713Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1582 
9.KnoxKnox County High Point708Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains3277 
10.ClaySugar Gap Northeast681Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1754 
11.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point680Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains856 
12.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain660Southern Cumberland Mountains2186 
13.CaseyGreen River Knob545Central Cumberland Plateau2136 
14.WayneMiller Benchmark545Southern Cumberland Plateau511 
15.ClintonClinton County High Point543Southern Cumberland Plateau1193 
16.LaurelLaurel County High Point539Central Cumberland Plateau1957 
17.OwsleyOwsley County High Point527Central Cumberland Plateau984 
18.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope515Central Cumberland Plateau66 
19.MadisonBear Mountain509Central Cumberland Plateau798 
20.RockcastleCruse Ridge503Central Cumberland Plateau5515 
21.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout500Northern Cumberland Plateau1044 
22.JacksonCruse Ridge498Central Cumberland Plateau317 
23.BreathittTenmile Benchmark494Northern Cumberland Plateau1220 
24.MartinMartin County High Point490Northern Cumberland Plateau1051 
25.EstillZion Mountain461Central Cumberland Plateau1833 
26.WolfeWolfe County High Point454Northern Cumberland Plateau1044 
27.JohnsonStuffley Knob451Northern Cumberland Plateau1522 
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point442Central Cumberland Plateau127 
29.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain441Northern Cumberland Plateau784 
30.PowellPilot Knob439Northern Cumberland Plateau1553 
31.RowanLimestone Knob437Northern Cumberland Plateau1544 
32.FlemingSand Mountain436Northern Cumberland Plateau1235 
33.MenifeeMenifee County High Point435Northern Cumberland Plateau910 
34.LewisLewis County High Point427Northern Cumberland Plateau1016 
34.GarrardGarrard County High Point427Central Cumberland Plateau923 
34.MorganMorgan County High Point427Northern Cumberland Plateau770 
37.BathTater Knob423Northern Cumberland Plateau1038 
38.LeeLee County High Point417Central Cumberland Plateau975 
39.BoyleParksville Knob416Central Cumberland Plateau418 
40.ElliottElliott County High Point415Northern Cumberland Plateau762 
41.LawrenceLawrence County High Point405Northern Cumberland Plateau854 
42.CarterCarter County High Point398Northern Cumberland Plateau361 
43.MarionPutnam Knob387Central Cumberland Plateau1108 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point369Central Cumberland Plateau125 
45.GreenupGreenup County High Point366Northern Cumberland Plateau347 
46.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point363Central Cumberland Plateau738 
47.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark362Central Cumberland Plateau1235 
48.HartFrenchman Knob357Central Cumberland Plateau12215 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point351Northern Cumberland Plateau1408 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point348Central Cumberland Plateau406 
51.RussellRussell County High Point347Central Cumberland Plateau525 
52.CumberlandCumberland County High Point344Southern Cumberland Plateau66 
53.ClarkClark County High Point341Northern Cumberland Plateau708 
53.AdairAdair County High Point341Central Cumberland Plateau598 
55.LarueLarue County High Point338Central Cumberland Plateau496 
56.NelsonRohan Knob334Central Cumberland Plateau1197 
57.NicholasNicholas County High Point326Northern Cumberland Plateau307 
57.JessamineJessamine County High Point326Northern Cumberland Plateau205 
57.FayetteFayette County High Point326Northern Cumberland Plateau149 
60.BarrenLoves Knob326Central Cumberland Plateau5612 
61.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark325Northern Cumberland Plateau407 
61.ScottLeesburg Benchmark325Northern Cumberland Plateau407 
63.BourbonBourbon County High Point320Northern Cumberland Plateau118 
64.GreenGreen County High Point317Central Cumberland Plateau407 
65.HardinBlueball Hill314Central Cumberland Plateau7913 
66.WashingtonWashington County High Point311Central Cumberland Plateau155 
67.MeadeBee Knob Hill308Central Cumberland Plateau798 
67.BrackenBracken County High Point308Northern Cumberland Plateau308 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point308Northern Cumberland Plateau249 
70.MasonMason County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau405 
70.OwenOwen County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau2713 
70.MercerMercer County High Point305Central Cumberland Plateau209 
70.WoodfordWoodford County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau2010 
70.GrantGrant County High Point305Northern Cumberland Plateau1514 
75.BullittDawson Knob302Central Cumberland Plateau1580 
76.TrimbleFishers Ridge297Central Cumberland Plateau4012 
77.AllenAllen County High Point296Central Cumberland Plateau296 
78.ToddPilot Rock294Central Cumberland Plateau9537 
79.GraysonBuzzard Ridge294Central Cumberland Plateau45 
80.HenryHenry County High Point293Central Cumberland Plateau2310 
80.KentonKenton County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau1517 
80.BooneBoone County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau1514 
80.PendletonPendleton County High Point293Northern Cumberland Plateau98 
84.WarrenPilot Knob291Central Cumberland Plateau1046 
84.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope291Central Cumberland Plateau331 
86.FranklinWarfield BM288Central Cumberland Plateau2916 
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point287Central Cumberland Plateau278 
88.GallatinGallatin County High Point283Northern Cumberland Plateau6711 
88.CarrollCarroll County High Point283Northern Cumberland Plateau1411 
90.SimpsonPilot Knob283Central Cumberland Plateau745 
91.OldhamOldham County High Point282Central Cumberland Plateau1517 
92.CampbellCampbell County High Point280Northern Cumberland Plateau4115 
92.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau406 
94.JeffersonSouth Park Hills275Central Cumberland Plateau11210 
95.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point274Central Cumberland Plateau209 
96.SpencerSpencer County High Point271Central Cumberland Plateau69 
97.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW265Central Cumberland Plateau596 
98.CrittendenWilson Hill257Central Cumberland Plateau10618 
99.HancockHancock County High Point256Central Cumberland Plateau648 
100.ButlerButler County High Point250Central Cumberland Plateau36 
101.TriggBuie Knob248Central Cumberland Plateau699 
102.OhioOhio County High Point244Central Cumberland Plateau326 
103.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point234Central Cumberland Plateau6512 
104.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point232Central Cumberland Plateau416 
105.LivingstonLockhart Bluff230Central Cumberland Plateau9110 
106.HopkinsHopkins County High Point222Central Cumberland Plateau710 
107.DaviessDaviess County High Point207Central Cumberland Plateau418 
108.UnionChalybeate Hills205Central Cumberland Plateau6013 
109.LyonLeitch BM204Central Cumberland Plateau 8 
110.McLeanBarrett Hill203Central Cumberland Plateau588 
111.WebsterSteamport Hill195Central Cumberland Plateau753 
111.CallowayCalloway County High Point195Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1410 
113.HendersonWolf Hills179Central Cumberland Plateau506 
114.GravesGraves County High Point177Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee29 
115.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee4111 
115.MarshallMarshall County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee29 
117.HickmanHickman County High Point155Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee89 
118.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee209 
118.BallardBallard County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee813 
118.FultonFulton County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee711 

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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 Kentucky, 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.

Acknowledgments

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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1995 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by John Hasch via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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