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Alabama County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1445698
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges24484
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges121739
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus96910
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges104815
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges96424
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau72011
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau72011
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus85419
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus88015
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2485
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus52014
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges32423
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus34012
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau52017
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus46011
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges3657
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges10012
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2489
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus16012
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus208
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus835
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1405
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus805
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges22019
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau808
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges14013
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau2020
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus34012
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2403
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus609
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2603
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus22011
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1803
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus10014
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges8011
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30020
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama23015
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2008
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama22021
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges19413
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1202
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus804
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama17214
45.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges435
46.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama10012
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16713
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2208
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2106
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2007
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1607
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama07
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama11015
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama204
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2378
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3409
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama7014
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama16113
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2413
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1806
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee6014
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1705
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama11011
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama123
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee16017
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama5013
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3011

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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 Alabama, 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 Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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