Great North Mountain

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMill Mountain (3293 ft/1004 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesVirginia (55%), West Virginia (45%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area241 sq mi / 624 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent46 mi / 74 km North-South
38 mi / 62 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 59' N; 78° 38' W
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Map of Great North Mountain
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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 Great North Mountain.
North Central Appalachian RidgesLevel 5 (Parent)
         New Creek MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Knobbly MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Between Knobly-Patterson Creek MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Patterson Creek MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         South Branch MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Great North MountainLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Great North Mountain

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mill Mountain32931004Great North Mountain
2.Devils Benchmark3266995Great North Mountain
3.Big Schloss2964903Great North Mountain
4.Tibbett Knob2920+890+Great North Mountain
5.Pinnacle2844867Great North Mountain
6.Spring Mountain2436742Great North Mountain
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 Great North Mountain

Mill Mountain
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Benchmark with "MILL", in 1933. Some county highpointers did not find it. It is not far from the true high point multi-stump tree (2020-03-21). Photo by Powen Ru.
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Big Schloss
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Looking up at the rocky summit (2015-06-24). Photo by Jared Evans.
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Tibbett Knob
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The view from Tibbett Knob (2016-05-08). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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BM on top of the Pinnacle (2015-04-20). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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