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Kentucky County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain4139Black Mountain1899552 
2.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau30637 
3.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope950Central Cumberland Plateau031 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains74919 
5.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau34218 
6.FranklinWarfield BM940Central Cumberland Plateau8016 
6.OldhamOldham County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau4016 
8.RockcastleCruse Ridge1640Central Cumberland Plateau16015 
8.HartFrenchman Knob1160Central Cumberland Plateau38015 
8.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau4015 
11.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau13014 
12.HardinBlueball Hill1020Central Cumberland Plateau24013 
12.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau4013 
12.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau19313 
12.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2013 
16.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau17812 
16.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau8012 
16.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau4012 
16.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau20712 
20.TrimbleFishers Ridge970Central Cumberland Plateau12011 
20.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee13011 
20.FultonFulton County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2311 
23.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3400Cumberland-Stone Mountain010 
23.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau6010 
23.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau4010 
23.GallatinGallatin County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau20010 
23.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau36210 
23.LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau29410 
23.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee4010 
30.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau699 
30.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau609 
30.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau709 
30.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau609 
30.SpencerSpencer County High Point880Central Cumberland Plateau09 
30.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau2239 
30.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee09 
30.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee89 
30.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee209 
30.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee609 
40.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3720Black Mountain2808 
40.MadisonBear Mountain1660Central Cumberland Plateau2408 
40.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau3288 
40.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau1248 
40.MarionPutnam Knob1260Central Cumberland Plateau3408 
40.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1180Central Cumberland Plateau2208 
40.BoydBoyd County High Point1140Northern Cumberland Plateau4408 
40.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau2208 
40.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau1958 
40.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau408 
40.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau308 
40.MeadeBee Knob Hill1000Central Cumberland Plateau2408 
40.BrackenBracken County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau808 
40.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau208 
40.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau808 
40.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau2108 
40.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau1308 
40.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau 8 
40.McLeanBarrett Hill660Central Cumberland Plateau1808 
59.KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains10627 
59.LaurelLaurel County High Point1760Central Cumberland Plateau6207 
59.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau937 
59.LincolnLincoln County High Point1440Central Cumberland Plateau207 
59.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau1007 
59.NelsonRohan Knob1090Central Cumberland Plateau3807 
59.NicholasNicholas County High Point1060Northern Cumberland Plateau807 
59.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1060Northern Cumberland Plateau1207 
59.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1060Northern Cumberland Plateau1207 
59.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau1207 
69.LeslieChestnut Knob2600Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4006 
69.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2220Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains2606 
69.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains7056 
69.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau6896 
69.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1680Central Cumberland Plateau06 
69.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau3206 
69.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau1216 
69.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1120Southern Cumberland Plateau06 
69.LarueLarue County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau1406 
69.AllenAllen County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau856 
69.WarrenPilot Knob950Central Cumberland Plateau3306 
69.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau1206 
69.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau1886 
69.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau06 
69.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau1006 
69.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau1306 
69.HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau1586 
86.FlemingSand Mountain1420Northern Cumberland Plateau3945 
86.LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau3075 
86.TaylorTaylor County High Point1200Central Cumberland Plateau205 
86.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau3985 
86.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau1605 
86.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau605 
86.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau405 
86.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau1205 
86.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau35 
86.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau2385 
96.PerryDelphia Benchmark2520Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4404 
96.ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5554 
96.OwsleyOwsley County High Point1720Central Cumberland Plateau3004 
96.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau3204 
96.WolfeWolfe County High Point1480Northern Cumberland Plateau3204 
96.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau2474 
96.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau4954 
96.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1320Northern Cumberland Plateau2604 
104.ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau3803 
104.EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau5913 
104.PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau5003 
104.GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau3033 
104.WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau2403 
109.FloydFloyd County High Point2320Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4802 
109.JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau4802 
109.ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau2402 
112.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2360Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains2401 
112.WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau1661 
112.MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau3261 
112.CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau1071 
116.BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau3800 
116.MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau2880 
116.MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau2520 
116.BullittDawson Knob980Central Cumberland Plateau5000 
116.HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau2290 

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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.


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 web site, and manually verified.


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