Far South Appalachian Ridges

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCheaha Mountain (2405 ft/733 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesAlabama (52%), Georgia (37%), Tennessee (11%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area13,655 sq mi / 35,366 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent244 mi / 392 km North-South
148 mi / 239 km East-West
Center Lat/Long34° 5' N; 85° 14' W
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Map of Far South Appalachian Ridges
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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 Far South Appalachian Ridges.
Southern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Walker Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Clinch Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Powell Mountain-Wallen RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Far South Appalachian RidgesLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Far South Appalachian Ridges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cheaha Mountain2405733 
2.Hernandez Peak2344714 
3.Odum Point2342+714+ 
4.Pine Log Mountain2331710 
5.Bald Rock2326709 
6.Little Caney Head2310+704+ 
7.Bear Mountain2303702 
8.Big Caney Head2240+683+ 
9.Parker High Point2232+680+ 
10.McDill Point2188667 
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 Far South Appalachian Ridges

Cheaha Mountain

The summit house and tower atop Cheaha Mountain (1989-04-20).
Horn Mountain
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Blowing my horn near the summit of Horn Mountain (2017-06-08). Photo by Andrew Karr.
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Fulton County High Point
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This is a screenshot from the Fulton County GIS site that shows the 2-foot contours on the hill at 16485 Freemanville Road. The terraces of the hilltop labyrinth are barely visible. (2019-02-18). Photo by Tom Layton.
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