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Tennessee County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4523 
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains210 
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3525 
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1127 
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich78 
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2596 
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains232 
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains372 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4320NE Tennessee Ranges1660 
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4240Georgia Blue Ridge2560 
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2332 
12.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3560NE Tennessee Ranges1590 
13.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2114 
13.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2114 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3360Southern Cumberland Mountains1020 
16.ScottBurge Mountain3280Southern Cumberland Mountains420 
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3129Southern Cumberland Mountains1509 
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1758 
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge1608 
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2700Walden Ridge280 
21.HancockNewman Ridge2640Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge980 
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2540Clinch Mountain Complex520 
23.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2400Walden Ridge480 
23.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2400Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
25.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau22 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2360Unicoi Mountains500 
27.UnionSignal Point2320Clinch Mountain Complex600 
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus381 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau282 
30.KnoxHouse Mountain2100Clinch Mountain Complex1040 
31.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1012 
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2080Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2060Walden Ridge40 
34.OvertonHampton Mountain2040Southern Cumberland Plateau160 
34.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2040Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
36.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau119 
37.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge596 
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau169 
39.WarrenWarren County High Point2000Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex752 
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau686 
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1520Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges635 
45.ClayPilot Knob1420Southern Cumberland Plateau500 
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau503 
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau160 
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau115 
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains353 
51.MarshallTwitty Knob East1300Southern Cumberland Plateau138 
52.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges416 
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1280Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau476 
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau508 
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau240 
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau240 
58.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1170Southern Cumberland Plateau440 
59.JacksonTick Ridge1140Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
60.MaconMacon County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau180 
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1120Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
62.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau380 
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau185 
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135 
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower1000Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
66.PerryPerry County High Point1000Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
68.DicksonDickson County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
69.CheathamSullivan Ridge West920Southern Cumberland Plateau300 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau40 
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau46 
75.ChesterSand Mountain760Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee280 
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee220 
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
79.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
79.McNairyMount Peter700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
79.BentonRound Top700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee137 
82.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee108 
83.MadisonMadison County High Point680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
84.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117 
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee190 
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point610Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee90 
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee191 
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point530Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee195 
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20 
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point490Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee80 
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee110 
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20 
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 

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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 Tennessee, 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, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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