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Counties with Largest Area

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,2242958
2.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012252
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,3381273
4.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249306
5.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,95352
6.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,89591
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888665
8.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929237
9.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,6591219
10.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631131
11.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147284
12.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains7,95287
13.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,089951
14.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1081501
15.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514137
16.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218153
17.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180235
18.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,55934
19.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000385
20.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,93152
21.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3052080
22.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651120
23.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543734
24.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,63287
25.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822127
26.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775121
27.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060194
28.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223210
29.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208173
30.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644150
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,47645
32.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,48217
33.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,53729
34.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area6,125353
35.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,45528
36.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195328
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161537
38.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,34482
39.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468170
40.ID-OwyheeHayden Peak8403Owyhee Mountains7,68487
41.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,95968
42.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,91250
43.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129179
44.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200291
45.AZ-MaricopaBrowns Peak7657Mazatzal Mountains9,228190
46.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,07847
47.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522265
48.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,00012
49.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,80934
50.MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges6,71919

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List Description

This list shows the highest points of the 50 largest counties in the US outside of Alaska. All but four of them are in nine western states. There is one each in Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Maine.

Thanks to John Hasch for suggesting the addition of the Area column, greatly improving the usefulness of this list.


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