Newfound Mountain Region

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCrabtree Bald (5320+ ft/1622+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNorth Carolina (75%), Tennessee (25%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area610 sq mi / 1,580 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent33 mi / 53 km North-South
36 mi / 58 km East-West
Center Lat/Long35° 46' N; 82° 53' W
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Map of Newfound Mountain Region
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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 Newfound Mountain Region.
Central Blue Ridge RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Black MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Great Craggy MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Newfound Mountain RegionLevel 5
         Plott BalsamsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Great Balsam MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cowee MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cheoah MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Nantahala MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Newfound Mountain Region

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Crabtree Bald5320+1622+ 
2.Sandymush Bald51521570 
3.Peak 49604960+1512+ 
4.Little Sandymush Bald48581481 
5.Big Butt Mountain4774+1455+ 
6.Mary Knob4720+1439+ 
7.Bluff Mountain46861428 
8.Max Patch Mountain46291411 
9.Tennessee Bluff4600+1402+ 
10.Rockyface Mountain4600+1402+ 
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 Newfound Mountain Region

Sandymush Bald
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geo marker in field, it’s actually located about 10 feet in elevation lower than the high point towards the west. (2022-10-30). Photo by will shore.
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