Northeastern Pennsylvania

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointElk Hill (2680+ ft/817+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesPennsylvania (90%), New York (10%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,443 sq mi / 6,327 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent54 mi / 87 km North-South
80 mi / 129 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 43' N; 75° 45' W
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Map of Northeastern Pennsylvania
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Allegheny PlateauLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Finger LakesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeastern PennsylvaniaLevel 5
         Pocono PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northeastern Pennsylvania

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Elk Hill2680+817+ 
2.Mount Ararat2656810 
3.Sugarloaf Mountain2536773 
4.Bald Mountain2280+695+ 
5.Lackawanna Mountain2230+680+ 
6.Maple Ridge1882574 
7.Hill 18601860+567+ 
8.Lucky hill1800+549+ 
9.Smokey Mountain1582482 
10.Florey Knob1510+460+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northeastern Pennsylvania

Elk Hill
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As best as we could determine, this is where the highest ground was. A few sheds & radio towers are nearby (2015-08-02). Photo by Iona Feldman.
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