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# in list Name Elevation Saddle Prominence Line Parent Isolation Proximate Parent State Counties QuadrangleCounty or City of peakStatewide Rank
1Apple Orchard Mountain4,225' 1,390' 2,835' Salt Pond Mountain33.80 Bald KnobVABedford & BotetourtArnold Valley - MapBedford & Botetourt001
2Rogers, Mount5,729' 3,260' 2,469' Grandfather Mountain40.75 Grandfather MountainVAGrayson & SmythWhitetop Mountain - MapGrayson & Smyth002
3Elliott Knob4,463' 2,020' 2,443' Watering Pond Knob27.05 Paddy KnobVAAugustaElliott Knob - MapAugusta003
4Rocky Mountain4,072' 1,790' 2,282' Elliott Knob26.39 Apple Orchard MountainVAAmherst & RockbridgeMontebello - MapAmherst & Rockbridge004
5Hawksbill4,050' 1,902' 2,148' Rocky Mountain40.11 Dundore MountainVAMadison & PageBig Meadows - MapMadison & Page005
6Garden Mountain4,710' 2,570' 2,140' Rogers, Mount28.58 Stone MountainVATazewellHutchinson Rock - MapTazewell006
7Salt Pond Mountain4,361' 2,300' 2,061' Paddy Knob49.53 Grassy KnobVAGilesEggleston - MapGiles007
8High Knob4,223' 2,170' 2,053' East River Mountain40.64 Beartown MountainVAWiseNorton - MapWise008
9Lairds Knob3,282' 1,390' 1,892' Dictum Ridge12.41 HightopVARockinghamElkton West - MapRockingham009
10Bald Knob4,260' 2,660' 1,600' Sounding Knob23.81 Paddy KnobVABathHealing Springs - MapBath010
11Heard Mountain2,390' 790' 1,600' Scott Mountain8.63 Crawford KnobVAAlbemarleCovesville - MapAlbemarle011
12White Rock Benchmark3,513' 1,940' 1,573' Dominion Benchmark22.13 Dominion BenchmarkKY, VAHarlan & LeeEwing - MapLee012
13High Point2,615' 1,090' 1,525' Pinnacle21.30 PinnacleVA, WVFrederick & HampshireRidge - MapFrederick013
14Mill Mountain3,293' 1,780' 1,513' Cow Knob13.29 Bears HellVA, WVHardy & ShenandoahWolf Gap - MapShenandoah014
15Beartown Mountain4,689' 3,180' 1,509' Garden Mountain25.65 Whitetop MountainVARussellElk Garden - MapRussell015
16Riven Rocks4,386' 2,900' 1,486' Watering Pond Knob9.58 Snowy MountainVAHighlandMonterey - MapHighland016
17Bull Mountain3,211' 1,730' 1,481' 34179.24 3417VAPatrickPatrick Springs - MapPatrick017
18Poor Mountain3,928' 2,470' 1,458' Buffalo Mountain23.76 Salt Pond MountainVARoanokeElliston - MapRoanoke018
19Big A Mountain3,705' 2,260' 1,445' East River Mountain11.58 Beartown MountainVABuchanan & RussellBig A Mountain - MapBuchanan019
20Brushy Mountain3,580' 2,140' 1,440' Sugarloaf Mountain5.16 Big House MountainVAAlleghany & RockbridgeLongdale Furnace - MapAllegheny020
21Three Ridges3,970' 2,540' 1,430' Elk Pond Mountain5.05 Priest, TheVANelsonHorseshoe Mountain - MapNelson021
22Buffalo Mountain3,971' 2,590' 1,381' Catherine Knob37.52 Sugar Run MountainVAFloydWillis - MapFloyd022
23Walker Mountain4,017' 2,700' 1,317' Greaver Benchmark9.80 Greaver BenchmarkVABlandBland - MapBland023
24"Blue Mountain"2,210' 930' 1,280' High Knob6.77 High KnobVAFauquier & WarrenLinden - MapFauquier & Warren024
25Brumley Mountain4,221' 2,990' 1,231' Beartown Mountain10.21 Beartown MountainVAWashingtonBrumley - MapWashington025
26Hightop3,587' 2,380' 1,207' 36205.17 3620VAGreene & RockinghamSwift Run Gap - MapGreene026
27Cahas Mountain3,571' 2,390' 1,181' Poor Mountain9.18 Poor MountainVAFranklinCallaway - MapFranklin027
28Hogback Mountain3,474' 2,300' 1,174' Pinnacle, The9.75 Pinnacle, TheVARappahannock & WarrenBentonville - MapRappahannock028
29Griffith Knob3,782' 2,620' 1,162' Walker Mountain Lookout2.63 3967VAWytheBig Bend - MapWythe029
30North Mountain3,062' 1,930' 1,132' Brush Mountain3.01 McAfee KnobVACraig & RoanokeCatawba - MapCraig030
31Smith Mountain2,038' 930' 1,108' Shortts Knob20.24 Lynville MountainVAPittsylvaniaSmith Mountain Dam - MapPittsylvania031
32Draper Mountain3,390' 2,330' 1,060' Walker Mountain7.79 3490VAPulaskiDublin - MapPulaski032
33Paris Mountain3,000' 1,955' 1,045' McAfee Knob7.88 3053VAMontgomeryIronto - MapMontgomery033
34Loudoun County HP1,930' 1,030' 900' "Blue Mountain"7.39 "Blue Mountain"VAClarke & LoudonAshby Gap - MapClarke & Loudon034
3532503,250' 2,390' 860' Carterton 18 Benchmark16.11 Huff RockVAScottGate City - MapScott035
36Spears Mountain1,604' 730' 874' 182313.76 Naked MountainVABuckinghamGladstone - MapBuckingham036
37Flat Spur3,060' 2,220' 840' Big A Mountain12.29 Big A MountainVADickensonNora - MapDickenson037
38Round Top3,085' 2,330' 755' Chestnut Knob4.42 3108VACarrollAustinville - MapCarroll038
39Turkeycock Mountain1,850' 1,110' 740' Fork Mountain7.65 Fork MountainVAFranklin & HenryMountain Valley - MapHenry039
40Long Mountain1,430' 850' 580' 182316.87 Fleming MountainVACampbellRustburg - MapCampbell040
41Clark Mountain1,082' 510' 572' Merry Mountain10.96 Thorofare MountainVAOrangeRapidan - MapOrange041
42Mill Mountain1,750' 1,270' 480' Roanoke Mountain2.84 Roanoke MountainVARoanoke CityRoanoke - MapRoanoke City042
43Betsey Bell1,950' 1,510' 440' 22107.52 SugarloafVAStaunton CityStaunton - MapStaunton City043
44Kyles Mountain1,161' 755' 406' Long Mountain5.92 Spears MountainVAAppomattoxHoliday Lake - MapAppamattox044
45Cedar Mountain833' 435' 398' Mitchells Mountain5.48 Clark MountainVACulpeperRapidan - MapCulpeper045
46Jackson Benchmark1,279' 890' 389' Signal Mountain2.84 Signal MountainVAFauquier & Prince WilliamMiddleburg - MapPrince William046
47Ingles Mountain2,353' 2,030' 323' Rose Hill6.87 Calfee KnobVARadford CityRadford South - MapRadford City047
48Nettleton Benchmark1,700' 1,380' 320' Big Knob2.57 Horse MountainVACovington CityCovington - MapCovington City048
49Norton City Prominence Point2,950' 2,690' 260' High Knob2.27 High KnobVANorton CityNorton - MapNorton City049
50Galax City Prominence Point2,843' 2,590' 253' Pilot Knob0.88 Pilot KnobVAGalax CityGalax - MapGalax City050
51Bristol City Prominence Point2,110' 1,870' 240' 23701.50 2370VABristol CityBristol - MapBristol City051
52Fairfax County HP525' 285' 240' Jackson Benchmark23.61 Jackson BenchmarkVAFairfaxFalls Church - MapFairfax052
53Lynchburg City Prominence Point1,270' 1,050' 220' Candler Mountain1.51 Candler MountainVALynchburg CityCity Farm - MapLynchburg City053
54Leigh Mountain714' 505' 209' Pilot Mountain19.74 Willis MountainVAPrince EdwardGreen Bay - MapPrince Edward054
55Harrisonburg City Prominence Point1,767' 1,590' 177' Chestnut Ridge0.84 Chestnut RidgeVAHarrisonburg CityHarrisonburg - MapHarrisonburg City055
56Powhatan County HP495' 325' 170' Kyles Mountain34.02 Willis MountainVAPowhatanFine Creek Mills - MapPowhatan056
57Waynesboro City Prominence Point1,620' 1,460' 160' Scott Mountain2.01 Mikes KnobVAWaynesboro CityWaynesboro East - MapWaynesboro City057
58Lyle Mountain785' 635' 150' Pilot Mountain17.24 Piney MountainVACharlotte & Prince EdwardMadisonville - MapCharlotte058
59Halifax County Prominence Point555' 415' 140' Brier Mountain35.18 WBTM BenchmarkVAHalifaxOmega - MapHalifax059
60Mecklenburg County Prominence Point555' 425' 130' Moores Knob38.84 WBTM BenchmarkVAMecklenburgBuffalo Springs - MapMecklenburg060
61Stafford County Prominence Point245' 115' 130' Viewtree Mountain33.10 Pony, MountVAStaffordWidewater - MapStafford061
62Little Mountain Hill535' 415' 120' Carters Mountain15.61 Round TopVAFluvannaPalmyra - MapFluvanna062
6312701,270' 970' 300' 16305.45 Nance MountainVAHenryMartinsville West - MapBedford City063
64Cumberland County HP525' 415' 110' Kyles Mountain9.13 Willis MountainVACumberlandRice - MapCumberland064
65Buena Vista City HP (Historical)1,350' 1,250' 100' Whites Peak1.63 Silver PeakVABuena Vista CityCornwall - MapBuena Vista City065
66Salem City Prominence Point1,190' 1,090' 100' 22903.56 Little Brushy MountainVASalem CitySalem - MapSalem City066
67Martinsville City Prominence Point1,150' 1,050' 100' Nance Mountain2.25 Nance MountainVAMartinsville CityMartinsville East - MapMartinsville City067
68Minor Hill465' 375' 90' Jackson Benchmark27.51 Jackson BenchmarkVAArlingtonFalls Church - MapArlington068
69Chesterfield County HP405' 315' 90' Kyles Mountain41.54 Willis MountainVAChesterfieldMidlothian - MapChesterfield069
70Henrico County HP345' 255' 90' Peters Mountain50.59 Willis MountainVAHenricoBon Air - MapHenrico070
71Cherry Hill345' 255' 90' Pilot Mountain59.43 Willis MountainVADinwiddieCherry Hill - MapDinwiddie071
72King George County Prominence Point145' 55' 90' Viewtree Mountain47.96 Pony, MountVAKing GeorgeDahlgren - MapKing George072
73Hanover County Prominence Point352' 265' 87' Peters Mountain44.93 Merry MountainVAHanoverGlen Allen - MapHanover073
74Brunswick County Prominence Point297' 215' 82' Pilot Mountain58.05 Willis MountainVABrunswickWhite Plains - MapBrunswick074
75Charlottesville City Prominence Point610' 530' 80' Lewis Mountain1.20 Lewis MountainVACharlottesville CityCharlottesville East - MapCharlottesville City075
76Louisa Prominence Point515' 435' 80' Merry Mountain15.79 Merry MountainVALouisaMineral - MapLouisa076
77Airy, Mount155' 75' 80' Viewtree Mountain66.68 Pony, MountVAWestmorelandStratford Hall - MapWestmoreland077
78King William County Prominence Point135' 55' 80' Jerdone Mountain79.40 Clark MountainVAKing WilliamWest Point - MapKing William078
79New Kent County Prominence Point95' 15' 80' Peters Mountain78.06 Clark MountainVANew KentNew Kent - MapNew Kent079
80Virginia Beach City HP87' 7' 80' Pilot Mountain140.24 Willis MountainVAVirginia Beach CityCape Henry - MapVirginia Beach City080
81Lunenburg County Prominence Point364' 285' 79' Pilot Mountain37.31 Willis MountainVALunenburgBlackstone West - MapLunenburg081
82Winchester City Prominence Point887' 815' 72' Round Hill3.35 Round HillVAWinchester CityWinchester - MapWinchester City082
83Shannon Hill525' 455' 70' Peters Mountain21.29 Walnut MountainVAGoochlandFerncliff - MapGoochland083
84Spotsylvania County Prominence Point455' 385' 70' Jerdone Mountain15.96 Clark MountainVASpotsylvaniaChancellorsville - MapSpotsylvania084
85Amelia County Prominence Point335' 265' 70' Pilot Mountain42.48 Willis MountainVAAmeliaHebron - MapAmelia085
86Charles City Prominence Point95' 32' 63' Peters Mountain87.41 Willis MountainVACharles CityBrandon - MapCharles City086
87Nottoway County Prominence Point365' 305' 60' Pilot Mountain31.06 Willis MountainVANottowayCrewe East - MapNottoway087
88Richmond County Prominence Point155' 95' 60' Viewtree Mountain67.91 Clark MountainVARichmondTappahannock - MapRichmond088
89Essex County Prominence Point145' 85' 60' Jerdone Mountain65.53 Clark MountainVAEssexMount Landing - MapEssex089
90Assateague Island52' 0' 52' Welsh Mountain144.02 Jackson BenchmarkVAAccomackChincoteague East - MapAccomack090
91Fairfax City HP485' 435' 50' Jackson Benchmark18.72 Jackson BenchmarkVAFairfax CityFairfax - MapFairfax City091
92Greensville County Prominence Point305' 255' 50' Pilot Mountain70.40 Willis MountainVAGreensvilleAnte - MapGreensville092
93King and Queen County HP215' 165' 50' Jerdone Mountain54.72 Clark MountainVAKing and QueenCauthornville - MapKing and Queen093
94James City HP145' 95' 50' Peters Mountain87.63 Clark MountainVAJames CityToano - MapJames City094
95Gloucester County HP145' 95' 50' Jerdone Mountain92.78 Clark MountainVAGloucesterSaluda - MapGloucester095
96Surprise Hill115' 65' 50' Viewtree Mountain96.74 Clark MountainVANorthumberlandReedville - MapNorthumberland096
97Folly, Mount105' 55' 50' Peters Mountain91.88 Clark MountainVAJames CityGressitt - MapJames City097
98Lancaster County Prominence Point105' 55' 50' Jerdone Mountain91.04 Clark MountainVALancasterUrbanna - MapLancaster098
99Lexington City HP1,190' 1,150' 40' Brushy Hill1.49 Brushy HillVALexington CityLexington - MapLexington City099
100Manassas City HP325' 285' 40' High Point Mountain14.85 High Point MountainVAManassas CityManassas - MapManassas City100
101Embrey Hill285' 245' 40' Jerdone Mountain25.83 Pony, MountVAFredericksburg CitySalem Church - MapFredericksburg City101
102Alexandria City HP285' 245' 40' Jackson Benchmark31.07 Jackson BenchmarkVAAlexandria CityAlexandria - MapAlexandria City102
103York County HP135' 95' 40' Peters Mountain94.52 Willis MountainVAYorkNorge - MapYork103
104Middlesex County Prominence Point95' 55' 40' Jerdone Mountain100.57 Clark MountainVAMiddlesexWilton - MapMiddlesex104
105Butlers Bluff72' 32' 40' Welsh Mountain135.07 Clark MountainVANorthamptonTownsend - MapNorthampton105
106Round Hill65' 25' 40' Pilot Mountain95.23 Willis MountainVASouthamptonSedley - MapSouthampton106
107Mathews County HP72' 37' 35' Jerdone Mountain102.35 Clark MountainVAMathewsWare Neck - MapMathews107
108Norfolk City HP45' 12' 33' Pilot Mountain127.85 Willis MountainVANorfolk CityLittle Creek - MapNorfolk City108
109Richmond City HP375' 345' 30' Kyles Mountain47.74 Willis MountainVAChesterfiled & Richmond CityBon Air - MapRichmond City109
110Falls Church City Prominence Point365' 335' 30' Jackson Benchmark26.74 Jackson BenchmarkVAFalls Church CityFalls Church - MapFalls Church City110
111Manassas Park City HP345' 315' 30' High Point Mountain16.38 Jackson BenchmarkVAManassas Park CityManassas - MapManassas Park City111
112Suffolk City HP105' 77' 28' Pilot Mountain106.19 Willis MountainVASuffolk CityGates - MapSuffolk City112
113Portsmouth City HP32' 7' 25' Pilot Mountain127.68 Willis MountainVAPortsmouth CityNorfolk South - MapPortsmouth City113
114Prince George County HP178' 155' 23' Pilot Mountain64.37 Willis MountainVAPrince GeorgePetersburg - MapPrince George114
115Danville City HP (Historical)670' 650' 20' White Oak Mountain5.84 White Oak MountainVADanville CityMount Hermon - MapDanville City115
116Caroline County HP355' 335' 20' Jerdone Mountain29.91 Clark MountainVACarolineLadysmith - MapCaroline116
117Sussex County HP275' 255' 20' Pilot Mountain63.54 Willis MountainVASussexCherry Hill - MapSussex117
118Petersburg City HP185' 165' 20' Pilot Mountain59.91 Willis MountainVAPetersburg CityPetersburg - MapPetersburg City118
119Surry County HP135' 115' 20' Pilot Mountain78.42 Willis MountainVASurrySavedge - MapSurry119
120Newport News City HP95' 75' 20' Peters Mountain106.08 Willis MountainVANewport News CityYorktown - MapNewport News City120
121Colonial Heights City Prominence Point85' 65' 20' Kyles Mountain58.99 Willis MountainVAColonial Heights CityChester - MapColonial Heights City121
122Chesapeake City HP32' 12' 20' Pilot Mountain133.36 Willis MountainVAChesapeake CityKempsville - MapChesapeake City122
123Isle of Wight County HP97' 82' 15' Pilot Mountain102.28 Willis MountainVAIsle of WightSmithfield - MapIsle of Wight123
124Franklin City HP92' 77' 15' Pilot Mountain99.54 Willis MountainVAFranklin CityFranklin - MapFranklin City124
125Emporia City HP155' 145' 10' Pilot Mountain73.92 Willis MountainVAEmporia CityEmporia - MapEmporia City125
126Williamsburg City HP (Historical)105' 95' 10' Peters Mountain96.30 Willis MountainVAWilliamsburg CityWilliamsburg - MapWilliamsburg City126
127Hampton City HP32' 27' 5' Peters Mountain115.06 Willis MountainVAHampton CityNewport News North - MapHampton City127
128Poquson City HP12' 7' 5' Peters Mountain115.88 Willis MountainVAPoquoson CityPoquoson West - MapPoquoson City128
129Hopewell City HP96' 95' 1' Pilot Mountain64.66 Willis MountainVAHopewell CityHopewell - MapHopewell City129

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