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Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscents
1.Mount Mitchell60896684Black Mountains1189.01804
2.Clingmans Dome45036643Central Great Smoky Mountains70.71858
3.Roan High Knob34856285Roan-Unaka Mountains18.8428
4.Huckleberry Knob34005560Unicoi Mountains29.4149
5.Richland Balsam30106410Great Balsam Mountains27.1247
6.Apple Orchard Mountain28254225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area33.7217
7.Standing Indian28195499Georgia Blue Ridge32.4270
8.Spruce Knob27814861Spruce Mountain Area175.41054
9.Crabtree Bald26805320Newfound Mountain Region11.639
10.Big Bald25565516Bald Mountains15.9216
11.Big Frog Mountain24804200Georgia Blue Ridge28.671
12.Mount Rogers24495729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers40.51164
13.Grandfather Mountain24265946N NC Blue Ridge Crest14.7338
14.Elliott Knob24234463North Mountain Area27.189
15.Cheoah Bald23575062Cheoah Mountains8.2162
16.English Mountain22923629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains10.938
17.Rocky Mountain22724072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge26.289
18.Snake Mountain22405560Beech-Snake-Rich16.072
19.Hawksbill21484050Shenandoah-Middle Section40.0483
20.Balsam Beartown Mountain21304710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area28.262
21.Brasstown Bald21084784Georgia Blue Ridge15.91213
22.Cross Mountain20943534Southern Cumberland Mountains46.455
23.High Knob20434223Cumberland-Stone Mountain40.3103
24.Bald Knob20414361South-Central Appalachian Ridges49.6102
25.Reddish Knob19974397Shenandoah Mountain15.372
26.Tobacco Row Mountain - High Peak19602932South Central Virginia Blue Ridge10.517
27.Waterrock Knob19476292Plott Balsams10.6234
28.Big House Mountain19253645North Mountain Area16.431
29.Black Mountain18994139Black Mountain14.7747
30.Lairds Knob18823282Masanutten Mountain12.27
31.No Business Mountain18202760Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area5.413
32.Oswald Dome18003000Georgia Blue Ridge9.320
33.Hall Top17703610Newfound Mountain Region6.419
34.Icy Knob17603000Western Carolina Piedmont17.423
35.Cove Mountain17574077Central Great Smoky Mountains4.527
36.Big Bald Mountain17554075Georgia Blue Ridge17.276
37.Green Ridge Knob17534860Bald Mountains1.217
38.Sugarloaf Mountain17463626North Mountain Area13.49
39.Chimneytop - Southwest Peak17383118Walker Mountain Complex20.923
40.Little Pisgah Mountain17324412South NC Blue Ridge Crest10.744
41.Sugarloaf Mountain17253965South NC Blue Ridge Crest6.151
42.Tusquitee Bald17205240Nantahala Mountains7.836
43.Thorny Flat16884848Shavers Fork Mountain Complex32.542
44.Wine Spring Bald16805440Nantahala Mountains9.869
44.Morris Knob16804440Clinch Mountain Complex9.88
46.Sugar Run Mountain16774087Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area14.532
47.Phoenix Mountain16704710Beech-Snake-Rich5.514
48.Cowee Bald16644944Cowee Mountains9.335
49.Scott Mountain - Rich Mountain Knob16453765Western Great Smoky Mountains3.318
50.Bluff Mountain16205100Beech-Snake-Rich4.026
51.Signal Pole Hill16193459Georgia Blue Ridge12.95
52.Pig Pen Bluff16014401Black Mountains5.37
53.Holston High Point16004280NE Tennessee Ranges10.953
53.Little Black Mountain - Chunklick Benchmark16003420Black Mountain6.07
55.Greentop15893069Western Great Smoky Mountains8.011
56.Hinch Mountain15883048Walden Ridge35.032
57.Mount Guyot15816621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains16.7163
58.High Knob - Mill Creek Mountain15802650North Central Appalachian Ridges5.62
58.Heard Mountain15802380South Central Virginia Blue Ridge7.88
60.Mount Porte Crayon15704770Canaan Valley Area15.636
61.Sassafras Knob15623322Georgia Blue Ridge7.45
62.Mount Jefferson15604640Beech-Snake-Rich4.270
62.East River Mountain - Chimney Rock West15604360Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area4.47
62.High Peak15604240Bald Mountains4.09
62.Bald Knob15604240Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges22.611
66.Yonah Mountain15563156Georgia Blue Ridge7.5103
67.White Rock Benchmark15533513Cumberland-Stone Mountain21.912
68.Cowpen Mountain15514151Georgia Blue Ridge8.088
69.Pinnacle Mountain15503520NE Tennessee Ranges5.150
70.Cataloochee Balsam15475970Eastern Great Smoky Mountains6.124
71.Lookout Mountain - High Point15322392Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus39.034
72.Beartown Mountain15284689Clinch Mountain Complex24.926
73.Yellow Mountain15275127South NC Blue Ridge Crest15.251
74.Logmont Benchmark15173148Southern Cumberland Mountains17.91
75.Cacapon Mountain - High Point15152615North Central Appalachian Ridges20.313
76.Mill Mountain14933293North Central Appalachian Ridges13.128
77.Spring Mountain14863720Bald Mountains4.524
78.Tray Mountain14814430Georgia Blue Ridge8.2276
79.Blood Mountain14804440Georgia Blue Ridge11.1484
79.High Windy14804360South NC Blue Ridge Crest4.716
79.Flatwoods14802860Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4.62
79.Patterson Creek Mountain14802800North Central Appalachian Ridges9.62
83.Flattop Mountain14764716Bald Mountains3.712
84.Flat Top Mountain14743994Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area5.780
85.Richwood Knob14713211South Virginia Blue Ridge7.37
86.Riven Rocks14664386Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges9.53
87.Big Spruce Knob14624673Yew Mountains Area5.27
88.Poor Mountain14483928South Virginia Blue Ridge23.144
89.Cheaha Mountain14452405Far South Appalachian Ridges106.7897
90.Beech Mountain14405480Beech-Snake-Rich6.232
91.Moores Knob14392579Eastern Carolina Piedmont18.2179
92.Buck Mountain14304670Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers11.516
92.Tryon Peak14303280South NC Blue Ridge Crest9.234
94.Kile Knob14284588Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges5.74
95.Big A Mountain14263706Northern Cumberland Mountains10.922
96.Ravencliff Knob14213661Georgia Blue Ridge6.17
97.Unaka Mountain14205180Roan-Unaka Mountains8.2114
97.Chestnut Mountain14202560Unicoi Mountains2.84
99.Three Ridges14103970South Central Virginia Blue Ridge5.0107
100.Keeney Knob14073927Southern Allegheny Mountains14.422
101.Ivy Knob14003600Southern Allegheny Mountains40.026
101.Brushy Mountain14003560North Mountain Area5.16
103.Coal River Mountain13933390Southern Allegheny Mountains8.50
104.The Pinnacle13904550Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers4.69
105.Stone Mountain13804980Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers4.932
105.Fort Lewis Mountain13803280South-Central Appalachian Ridges7.23
107.The Bald13784657Beech-Snake-Rich5.511
108.Buffalo Mountain13713971South Virginia Blue Ridge37.370
108.Gibson Mountain13712491Shenandoah-South Section2.53
110.Old Rag Mountain13673280Shenandoah-Middle Section2.0449
111.Mount Pisgah13615721Great Balsam Mountains5.6166
111.Cave Mountain13612801Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.71
113.Mount Le Conte13606593Eastern Great Smoky Mountains7.2584
113.West Wildcat Top13604280Newfound Mountain Region4.061
113.Youngs Mountain13602680South NC Blue Ridge Crest2.517
116.Bearwallow Mountain13544232South NC Blue Ridge Crest3.0167
117.High Top13484228Plott Balsams3.54
117.Sugarloaf Mountain13482268South Central Virginia Blue Ridge5.13
119.Rich Mountain13423782South NC Blue Ridge Crest7.613
120.Short Hills13373217North Mountain Area2.41
121.Glade Mountain13334093Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers6.248
122.Boteler Peak13315010Nantahala Mountains6.120
123.Pores Knob13202660Eastern Carolina Piedmont19.311
124.Joanna Bald13164716Unicoi Mountains7.238
125.Potato Hill13063306Cheoah Mountains2.710
126.Walker Mountain12974017Walker Mountain Complex9.67
127.Big Butt12913451North Mountain Area6.35
128.Glassy Mountain12893449Georgia Blue Ridge4.714
129.Pilot Mountain12812421Eastern Carolina Piedmont6.261
130.Stout Knob12802960Cumberland-Stone Mountain9.21
130.Weaver Knob12802600Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area6.73
130.Peters Mountain12801820Shenandoah-South Section18.24
133.Paddy Knob12774477Allegheny Mountain Ridge9.532
134.Mud Run Mountain12743514South-Central Appalachian Ridges2.32
135.Buzzard Roost12723192Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge8.12
136.Three Top Mountain12695000Beech-Snake-Rich2.448
137.Blue Mountain12652205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge6.672
138.Sharp Top Mountain12623862Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area1.7144
139.Coles Mountain12603160Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.62
140.Ratcliff Mountain12574377Great Balsam Mountains1.75
141.Bluff Mountain12523372South Central Virginia Blue Ridge8.053
142.Doe Mountain12493889NE Tennessee Ranges4.39
142.Short Mountain12492679Clinch Mountain Complex24.51
144.Mount Oglethorpe12483288Georgia Blue Ridge9.543
145.Lick Mountain12452925Allegheny Mountain Ridge4.80
146.Shumont Mountain12423842South NC Blue Ridge Crest4.418
147.Sounding Knob12404360Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges6.85
147.Little Brushy Mountain12403640Clinch Mountain Complex2.45
147.Buffalo Mountain12403380Southern Cumberland Mountains8.14
147.Yost Benchmark12403280Shenandoah Mountain4.92
147.Oakey Mountain12403160Georgia Blue Ridge6.45
147.Neddy Mountain12402600Bald Mountains2.41
153.Wrights Peak12334073South-Central Appalachian Ridges4.320
154.Wauchecha Bald12314364Cheoah Mountains6.73
155.Lone Mountain12302530Southern Cumberland Mountains4.46
156.Elk Mountain12294429Shavers Fork Mountain Complex5.92
157.Red Spruce Knob12234703Yew Mountains Area9.814
158.Brumley Mountain12214221Clinch Mountain Complex9.99
159.Peak 277012202770Western Great Smoky Mountains9.01
160.Phillips Knob12184338Bald Mountains2.113
161.McAfee Knob12173197South-Central Appalachian Ridges7.1202
161.Morton Hill12172063Far South Appalachian Ridges14.142
163.Devils Knob12063851South Central Virginia Blue Ridge4.225
164.Job Knob12054445Spruce Mountain Area4.53
165.Hardscrabble Knob12024282Shenandoah Mountain3.813
165.Rough Mountain12022842North Mountain Area3.11
167.Little Black Mountain - Central Summit12003640Black Mountain4.42
167.Pine Mountain12003300Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4.82
167.Stocker Knob12002880Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge1.71
167.Sauratown Mountain12002441Eastern Carolina Piedmont5.018
171.Roundtop11913071Central Great Smoky Mountains3.03
172.Dugger Mountain11892140Far South Appalachian Ridges29.415
173.Hightop Mountain11873587Shenandoah-South Section5.197
174.Frozen Head11853324Southern Cumberland Mountains2.640
175.Crawford Mountain11793760North Mountain Area3.65
176.Fork Mountain11753615Beech-Snake-Rich2.82
177.Cahas Mountain11713571South Virginia Blue Ridge8.617
178.Coxcomb Mountain11635443Black Mountains2.37
179.London Bald11604600Nantahala Mountains4.83
179.Hankey Mountain11603480Shenandoah Mountain3.69
179.Peak 322011603220NE Tennessee Ranges3.63
179.Tatum Mountain11602920Georgia Blue Ridge4.18
179.Walnut Mountain11602840Southern Cumberland Mountains14.11
184.Hogback Mountain11543474Shenandoah-North Section8.1166
185.Chuckey Mountain11523102Bald Mountains4.71
186.Pine Log Mountain11512331Far South Appalachian Ridges11.023
187.Big Bald11475307Roan-Unaka Mountains4.617
188.Hickorynut Mountain11433223South NC Blue Ridge Crest5.44
189.Springer Mountain11423782Georgia Blue Ridge10.7296
189.Griffith Knob11423782Walker Mountain Complex2.511
191.Catherine Knob11354175N NC Blue Ridge Crest12.333
191.North Mountain11353062South-Central Appalachian Ridges2.912
193.House and Barn Mountain11343574Clinch Mountain Complex3.43
194.Waucheesi Mountain11323692Unicoi Mountains3.29
195.Beards Mountain11302850Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.41
196.Pond Mountain11294329Beech-Snake-Rich6.815
196.Cross Mountain11294189Yew Mountains Area7.81
198.Bickett Knob11283328Southern Allegheny Mountains10.22
199.Bluff Mountain11264686Newfound Mountain Region7.878
199.Frosty Knob11264246Great Craggy Mountains2.24
199.Greenbrier Mountain11263326Allegheny Mountain Ridge12.00
202.Snowy Mountain11214505Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges2.23
202.Sand Mountain11213721Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers9.3162
204.Sugar Mountain11205240N NC Blue Ridge Crest3.164
204.Stone Mountain11203720Roan-Unaka Mountains5.13
204.Rocky Mountain11203440Georgia Blue Ridge2.020
204.Webb Mountain11203080Eastern Great Smoky Mountains4.61
204.Rich Mountain11202520Western Carolina Piedmont4.710
209.Third Hill Mountain11122172North Central Appalachian Ridges7.640
210.Big Flat Mountain11093389Shenandoah-South Section8.788
211.Gregory Bald11074949Western Great Smoky Mountains7.280
212.Stone Benchmark11063106Newfound Mountain Region5.41
213.Scaly Mountain11044804South NC Blue Ridge Crest7.527
214.Peak 308411023084North Central Appalachian Ridges3.10
215.Mulatto Mountain11004319Beech-Snake-Rich2.911
215.Paris Mountain11003000South-Central Appalachian Ridges5.33
217.Chimneytop Mountain10984618South NC Blue Ridge Crest2.913
217.Smith Mountain10982038South Virginia Blue Ridge20.021
219.Rabun Bald10964696South NC Blue Ridge Crest4.9231
219.Waits Mountain10963216South-Central Appalachian Ridges5.31
221.Weisner Mountain10941894Far South Appalachian Ridges11.12
222.Peak 357310933573Shavers Fork Mountain Complex4.22
222.Nutters Mountain10932813South-Central Appalachian Ridges3.01
224.Holland Mountain Grassy Top10884168Newfound Mountain Region1.85
225.Thunderhead Mountain10875527Western Great Smoky Mountains7.9206
226.Deskin Mountain - East Peak10863766Clinch Mountain Complex2.02
227.Pilot Mountain10853285Southern Cumberland Mountains4.11
228.Horsepen Mountain10822524Southern Allegheny Mountains11.921
229.Briery Knob10804480Yew Mountains Area4.43
229.Spaniard Mountain10803800Georgia Blue Ridge2.52
229.Blackrock Mountain10803640Georgia Blue Ridge3.343
229.Thunder-Struck Mountain10803360Georgia Blue Ridge1.54
229.Lick Knob10803240Southern Allegheny Mountains6.40
234.Pharis Knob10784675Spruce Mountain Area5.75
234.Flat Top Mountain10784558N NC Blue Ridge Crest5.0126
236.Middle Mountain - Borror Benchmark10772637Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges5.40
237.Oakes Knob10744354Newfound Mountain Region1.77
238.Read Mountain10732353Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area3.619
239.Hogback Mountain10693189South NC Blue Ridge Crest.128
240.Mollies Knob Benchmark10683308Walker Mountain Complex3.13
241.Walker Mountain10652585Georgia Blue Ridge9.47
242.Knox County High Point10622322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4.09
243.Walker Mountain10613221Shenandoah Mountain3.21
244.Sinking Creek Mountain Peak 367010603660South-Central Appalachian Ridges7.08
244.Hightop Mountain10603560South NC Blue Ridge Crest5.14
244.River Mountain10601860North Central Appalachian Ridges8.72
247.Racoon Mountain10492000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus4.15
248.Flattop Mountain10484528Clinch Mountain Complex6.411
248.Peak 284810482848Southern Allegheny Mountains8.60
248.High Knob10482388Northern Virginia Blue Ridge3.95
248.Flagpole Mountain10481968Far South Appalachian Ridges13.716
252.Oliver Mountain10453565Allegheny Mountain Ridge6.42
253.Cottrell Knob Northeast10432666N NC Blue Ridge Crest3.012
254.Whitetop Mountain10405520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers3.3224
254.Stratton Bald10405360Unicoi Mountains3.445
254.Siler Bald10405200Nantahala Mountains2.1112
254.Locust Knob10404080Roan-Unaka Mountains2.412
254.Back Creek Mountain10404000Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.33
254.Tablerock10403920N NC Blue Ridge Crest1.5122
254.The Pinnacle10403760South NC Blue Ridge Crest8.821
254.Dobson Knob10403680N NC Blue Ridge Crest6.817
254.Draper Mountain High Point10403380Walker Mountain Complex7.311
254.Carters Mountain10401580South Central Virginia Blue Ridge5.04
264.Little Stone Mountain10393439Cumberland-Stone Mountain2.71
265.Spring Gap Mountain10372237North Central Appalachian Ridges7.21
266.The Knob10352675North Mountain Area1.51
267.New Creek Mountain - Evans Benchmark10303080North Central Appalachian Ridges8.02
268.Jump Rock10293149North Mountain Area4.15
269.Brushy Mountain10282428South-Central Appalachian Ridges2.15
269.Appleberry Mountain10281848South Central Virginia Blue Ridge5.61
271.Flattop Mountain10263320Shenandoah-South Section3.97
271.Devils Benchmark10263266North Central Appalachian Ridges6.23
271.Murray Knob10262286South Virginia Blue Ridge2.13
274.Gay Knob10254560Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.25
275.Hanging Rock10215221Beech-Snake-Rich2.646
276.Copper Ridge Bald10205256Nantahala Mountains3.847
277.Clinch Mountain Lookout Tower10182618Clinch Mountain Complex3.05
278.Big Butt Mountain10144774Newfound Mountain Region7.07
279.Rocky Mountain10102690Western Great Smoky Mountains3.65
279.Pogue Mountain10102240Western Carolina Piedmont.94
281.Waonaze Peak10092700Masanutten Mountain2.010
282.Horsetrough Mountain10084040Georgia Blue Ridge3.541
283.Black Mountain10064286Great Balsam Mountains2.519
284.Luper Mountain10042740Walden Ridge8.31
285.Short Mountain10022092Southern Cumberland Plateau35.617
286.Craggy Dome10006080Great Craggy Mountains3.4135
286.Elk Knob10005520Beech-Snake-Rich1.7318
286.Yellow Bald10005240Georgia Blue Ridge3.120
286.Iron Mountains Peak 444010004440Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers6.98
286.Winkler Benchmark10004040Western Allegheny Mountains8.41
286.The Peak10003800N NC Blue Ridge Crest3.02
286.High Top10003640Allegheny Mountain Ridge6.83
286.Brushy Mountain10003640Allegheny Mountain Ridge10.60
286.Flat Top Mountain - Huff Knob10003560Southern Allegheny Mountains21.04
286.Butler Mountain10003560South NC Blue Ridge Crest5.45
286.Peak 338010003380Black Mountain5.62
286.Bucks Elbow Mountain10003160Shenandoah-South Section7.86
286.Burning Rock10003000Southern Allegheny Mountains7.74
286.Green Mountain10002760Eastern Great Smoky Mountains4.05
286.Little North Mountain10002740Shenandoah Mountain4.81
286.Horseshoe Mountain10002438South Central Virginia Blue Ridge4.71
286.House Mountain10002080Clinch Mountain Complex5.064
 Purgatory Mountain9952995North Mountain Area4.62
 North Mountain9933473North Mountain Area6.24
 Massanutten Range - Short Mountain9912811Masanutten Mountain10.98
 Cold Mountain9906030Great Balsam Mountains4.3161
 Black Mountain9882828Walden Ridge5.014
 Holston River Mountain - High Point9852405Walker Mountain Complex7.98
 Bunches Bald9845480Eastern Great Smoky Mountains3.133
 Paris Mountain9842067Western Carolina Piedmont13.417
 Monterey Mountain9824062Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.53
 Big Fodderstack9803340Southern Cumberland Mountains4.418
 Stuart Knob9784000Shavers Fork Mountain Complex8.14
 Fox Mountain9691969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus.810
 Black Mountain9604600Yew Mountains Area2.57
 Ripshin Ridge9604600Roan-Unaka Mountains3.16
 Terrapin Mountain9604440South NC Blue Ridge Crest3.35
 Funneltop Mountain9604320Great Balsam Mountains3.14
 Coosa Bald9604280Georgia Blue Ridge2.294
 Rocky Knob9603960Black Mountains4.01
 Boggs Knob9603600Southern Allegheny Mountains8.91
 Dobson Mountain9603600Nantahala Mountains4.52
 Meetinghouse Mountain9603080Cheoah Mountains2.22
 View Tree Knob9602740Southern Cumberland Mountains6.61
 Hickory Knob9602560Eastern Carolina Piedmont10.219
 Big Haw Mountain9204680N NC Blue Ridge Crest3.34
 Grassy Knob9204360Yew Mountains Area9.625
 Flint Mountain9204360Bald Mountains1.513
 Double Spring Knob9204280Georgia Blue Ridge5.564
 Thompkins Knob9204080N NC Blue Ridge Crest7.352
 Kindrick Mountain9203800Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers4.13
 Stone Mountain Wilderness High Point9203120Cumberland-Stone Mountain4.32

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