Southern Allegheny Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointKeeney Knob (3927 ft/1197 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia
Area4,476 sq mi / 11,594 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent79 mi / 128 km North-South
105 mi / 170 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 49' N; 81° 21' W
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Map of Southern Allegheny Mountains
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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 Southern Allegheny Mountains.
Allegheny MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central Pennsylvania Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Laurel HighlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Canaan Valley AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shavers Fork Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Spruce Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Yew Mountains AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5
                 Guyandotte MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Keeney MountainLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Southern Allegheny Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Keeney Knob39271197Keeney Mountain
2.Ballengee Knob36081100Keeney Mountain
3.Ivy Knob3600+1097+Guyandotte Mountain
4.Boggs Knob3600+1097+ 
5.Flat Top Mountain-Huff Knob3560+1085+ 
6.Myles Knob34601055 
7.Flat Top Mountain3400+1036+ 
8.Coal River Mountain33901033 
9.Bickett Knob33281014 
10.Kopperston Mountain3263995Guyandotte Mountain
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Keeney Knob39271197Keeney Mountain
2.Ivy Knob3600+1097+Guyandotte Mountain

Photos of Peaks in the Southern Allegheny Mountains

Ivy Knob
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Looking northwest at Ivy knob from hwy #99 on a glorious fall day (2015-10-23). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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