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Alabama County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges1465 
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges264 
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217 
4.DekalbFox Mountain2001Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1001 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges1068 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges984 
7.JacksonJohnson Top1880Southern Cumberland Plateau760 
7.MadisonJohnson Top1880Southern Cumberland Plateau760 
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus874 
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus920 
11.BlountBlount County High Point1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus560 
12.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus268 
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges344 
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1460Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus380 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1400Southern Cumberland Plateau560 
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1340Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus500 
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges385 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1200Far South Appalachian Ridges140 
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus268 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1140Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus200 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus40 
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus103 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1020Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100 
25.LeeSalem Lookout960Far South Appalachian Ridges240 
26.ChambersChambers County High Point940Far South Appalachian Ridges180 
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau90 
26.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain880Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus380 
30.FayetteFord Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus300 
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
33.LamarLamar County High Point800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus140 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point780Far South Appalachian Ridges120 
36.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus200 
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama310 
37.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama250 
39.BullockBullock County High Point670Florida Panhandle-South Alabama220 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama240 
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges204 
42.PerryPerry County High Point630Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100 
43.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus140 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama182 
45.ChoctawScott Mountain600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee240 
45.DallasDallas County High Point600Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus200 
45.ButlerBarganier Lookout600Florida Panhandle-South Alabama120 
48.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges43 
49.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama177 
50.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama220 
50.ConecuhConecuh County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20 
53.DaleDale County High Point560Florida Panhandle-South Alabama130 
54.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama247 
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama350 
56.CoffeeCoffee County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama90 
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama171 
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee251 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus200 
60.WashingtonWashington County High Point440Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee80 
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point430Florida Panhandle-South Alabama190 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point390Florida Panhandle-South Alabama130 
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama22 
65.MobileMobile County High Point370Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point350Florida Panhandle-South Alabama70 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama50 

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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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