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Tennessee County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains333
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2556
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains980
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau60
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3129Southern Cumberland Mountains1489
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains380
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau60
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex480
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains4503
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau20
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex732
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau420
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau0
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau160
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee185
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau10
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau666
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee97
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau120
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau20
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee88
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge1588
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge240
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges1600
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex1000
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau40
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau40
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau0
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau60
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau2
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau115
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus381
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau140
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges396
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau26
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau483
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge576
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge940
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee181
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains170
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau60
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau460
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges1550
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains3485
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau20
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau140
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee240
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge440
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau99
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1002
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex560
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau262
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains460
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau60
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau260
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau165
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau60
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee100
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau360
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau118
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau488
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau40
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau149
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges615
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau466

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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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