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Elevations of Selected Summits East of the Rocky Mountains

Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
White Mountains, Presidential Range:
Mount Washington NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 6,288
Mount Adams NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,774
Mount Jefferson NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,712
Mount Sam Adams NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,584
Mount Clay NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,532
Boott Spur NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,492
Mount Quincy Adams NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,394
Mount Monroe NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,374
Mount Madison NH Coos Mount Washington 1982 5,367
Mount Lafayette NH Grafton Franconia 1967 5,249
Mount Lincoln NH Grafton Franconia 1967 5,089
Mount Franklin NH Coos Crawford Notch (15') 1946 5,004
South Twin Mountain NH Grafton South Twin Mountain 1967 4,902
 
Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
Adirondack Mountains, Mount Marcy area:
Mount Marcy NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 5,344
Algonquin Peak NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 5,115
Mount Haystack NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,961
Mount Skylight NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,925
Whiteface Mountain NY Essex Lake Placid 1978 4,865
Iroquois Peak NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,849
Boundary Peak NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,829
Gray Peak NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,826
Basin Mountain NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,826
Dix Mountain NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,822
Little Marcy NY Essex Mount Marcy 1979 4,744
Gothics NY Essex Keene Valley 1979 4,734
 
Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
Catskill Mountains:
Slide Mountain NY Ulster Peekamoose 1969 4,180
Hunter Mountain NY Greene Hunter 1945 4,040
Black Dome NY Greene Freehold 1943 3,980
Blackhead NY Greene Freehold 1943 3,940
Thomas Cole Mountain NY Greene Hensonville 1945 3,940
West Kill Mountain NY Greene Lexington 1960 3,880
Graham Mountain NY Ulster Seager 1945 3,868
Cornell Mountain NY Ulster Phoenicia 1950 3,860
Doubletop Mountain NY Ulster Seager 1945 3,860
Table Mountain NY Ulster Peekamoose Mountain 1969 3,847
Peekamoose Mountain NY Ulster Peekamoose Mountain 1969 3,843
Plateau Mountain NY Greene Hunter 1945 3,840
 
Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains:
Mount Mitchell1 NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,684
Mount Craig NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,647
Clingmans Dome NC-TN Swain-Sevier Clingmans Dome 1964 6,643
Mount Guyot NC-TN Haywood-Sevier Mount Guyot 1964 6,621
Balsam Cone NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,600
Cattail Peak NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,600
Mount Le Conte NC Sevier Mount Le Conte 1964 6,593
Big Tom NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,526
Mount Gibbes NC Yancey Montreat 1942 6,520
Potato Hill NC Yancey Mount Mitchell 1946 6,440
Mount Chapman NC-TN Swain-Sevier Mount Guyot 1964 6,417
Old Black NC-TN Haywood-Cocke-
Sevier
Mount Guyot 1964 6,370
Celo Knob NC Yancey Celo 1960 6,327
 
Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
Ozark-Ouachita Mountains:
Magazine Mountain AR Logan Blue Mountain 1966 2,753
Rich Mountain AR Polk Rich Mountain 1958 2,681
Poteau Mountain AR Sebastian Cauthron 1958 2,669
Black Fork Mountain AR Polk Mountain Fork 1958 2,586
Sugar Loaf Mountain OK Le Flore Hartford 1947 2,564
Buffalo Lookout AR Newton Fallsville 1967 2,561
Wilton Mountain OK Le Flore Page 1981 2,558
Lynn Mountain OK Le Flore Lynn Mountain 1981 2,480
Turner Ward Knob AR Newton Fallsville 1947 2,463
Kiamichi Mountain OK Le Flore Muse 1966 2,451
Winding Stair Mountain OK Le Flore Big Cedar 1981 2,451
Reeves Mountain AR Newton Boxley 1968 2,440
 
Summit State County Quadrangle3 Date Elevation Feet
Black Hills:
Harney Peak2 SD Pennington Custer 1957 7,242
Bear Mountain SD Pennington Berne 1954 7,166
Crooks Towner SD Lawrence Crooks Tower 1956 7,137
Terry Peak SD Lawrence Lead 1961 7,064
Crows Nest Peak SD Pennington Crows Nest Peak 1956 7,048
White Tail Peak SD Pennington Deerfield 1956 6,962
Flag Mountain SD Pennington Deerfield 1956 6,937
Medicine Mountain SD Pennington Medicine Mountain 1956 6,878
Nipple Butte SD Pennington Deerfield 1956 6,810
Custer Peak SD Lawrence Minnesota Ridge 1956 6,804
Mount Rushmore SD Pennington Mount Rushmore 1954 5,725
Devils Tower WY Crook Devils Tower 1984 5,112

1Highest summit east of the Mississippi River.
2Highest summit east of the Rocky Mtns.
3USGS 7.5-minute or 7.5-minute by 15-minute quadrangle map unless otherwise indicated.