Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointPine Mountain (3300 ft/1006 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesKentucky (95%), Virginia (3%), Tennessee (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,326 sq mi / 6,023 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent83 mi / 134 km North-South
111 mi / 178 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 1' N; 83° 19' W
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Map of Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland 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 Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains.
Cumberland MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cumberland MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland MountainsLevel 5
         Black MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cumberland-Stone MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Cumberland MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Pine Mountain33001006 
2.Peak 30403040+927+ 
3.Pine Mountain - Jacks Gap Peak2920+890+ 
5.Pine Mountain - Harlan 2 Benchmark2840+866+ 
6.Pine Mountain - Sugar Knob2680+817+ 
7.Chestnut Knob2600+792+ 
8.Delphia Benchmark2520+768+ 
9.Peters Knob2500+762+ 
10.Knott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2360+719+ 
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 Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains

Pine Mountain - Birch Gap Peak
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Long metal structure to reach the top of Pine Mnt-Birch Gap (2021-04-04). Photo by Steven Fishback.
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