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Counties with Largest Area

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,2242425
2.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012197
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,338977
4.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,249247
5.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,95341
6.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,89576
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,888506
8.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,929204
9.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,659961
10.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak12,013Medicine Bow Mountains4,303139
11.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,631112
12.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,147227
13.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,089745
14.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1081201
15.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514123
16.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,218123
17.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180188
18.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,55928
19.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,000301
20.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,93144
21.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3051710
22.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651102
23.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,543580
24.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,63272
25.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822101
26.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,77599
27.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060159
28.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,223170
29.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,208128
30.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,644130
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,47645
32.ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,48214
33.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,53724
34.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area5,061272
35.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,45524
36.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,195282
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,161428
38.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,34467
39.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,468141
40.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain8403Owyhee Mountains7,68461
41.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,95962
42.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,91242
43.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129155
44.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point7920Mogollon Rim4,797103
45.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200232
46.NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,07838
47.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522228
48.NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,00013
49.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,80931
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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