Southern Pennsylvania Ridges

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMartin Hill (2775 ft/846 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesPennsylvania (87%), Maryland (13%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,238 sq mi / 8,386 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent75 mi / 121 km North-South
100 mi / 160 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 3' N; 77° 52' W
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Map of Southern Pennsylvania Ridges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Pennsylvania Ridges.
Northern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Shawangunk MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kittatiny MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Blue MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Anthracite RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Southern Pennsylvania Ridges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Martin Hill2775846 
2.Wills Mountain2770+844+ 
3.Evitts Mountain2560+780+ 
4.Tussey Mountain2540+774+ 
5.Kinton Knob Lookout Tower2540+774+ 
6.Loop Mountain2502763 
7.Coot Hill2482757 
8.Tuscarora Mountain2459750 
9.Rays Hill2443745 
10.Peak 23622362720 
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 Southern Pennsylvania Ridges

Tuscarora Mountain
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The view from Big Mountain, the highest peak on Tuscarora Mountain, on a cloudy day (2019-05-04). Photo by Lane Jefferson.
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