List_of_U.S._states_by_elevation

List of U.S. states by elevation

This is a list of United States states by elevation. The highest point in the U.S. is Mount McKinley at 20,320 feet (6,194 m). The lowest point in the U.S. is Badwater in Death Valley at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level.

The elevations listed are in the NGVD29 vertical datum, unless otherwise noted. This is an out-of-date datum: elevations in the more up-to-date NAVD88 vertical datum can be individually accessed at the National Geodetic Survey web site.

State Highest point Highest
elevation
(ft)
Highest
elevation
(m)
Lowest point Lowest
elevation
(ft)
Lowest
elevation
(m)
Mean
elevation
(ft)
Mean
elevation
(m)
Elevation
difference
(ft)
Elevation
difference
(m)
Topographic
prominence
(ft)
Topographic
prominence
(m)
Alabama Cheaha Mountain 2,405 733 Gulf of Mexico 500 150 2,405 733 1,425 434
Alaska Mount McKinley (Denali) 20,320 6,198 Pacific Ocean 1,900 580 20,320 6,198 20,156 6,144
Arizona Humphreys Peak 12,633 3,850 Colorado River 4,100 1,300 12,563 3,832 6,039 1,841
Arkansas Mount Magazine 2,753 840 Ouachita River 650 200 2,698 823 2,133 650
California Mount Whitney 14,505 4,421 Death Valley 2,900 880 14,776 4,505 10,075 3,071
Colorado Mount Elbert 14,440 4,401 Arikaree River 6,800 2,100 11,125 3,391 9,073 2,765 Connecticut Mount Frissell 2,380 726 Long Island Sound 500 150 2,380 726 0 0 Delaware Ebright Azimuth 448 137 Atlantic Ocean 60 20 448 137 32 10 District of Columbia Fort Reno 410 125 Potomac River 150 50 409 125 Florida Britton Hill 345 105 Atlantic Ocean 100 30 345 105 Georgia Brasstown Bald 4,784 1,459 Atlantic Ocean 600 180 4,784 1,459 2,107 642 Hawaii Puu Wēkiu (Mauna Kea) 13,796 4,208 Pacific Ocean 3,030 920 13,796 4,208 13,796 4,208 Idaho Borah Peak 12,668 3,861 Snake River 5,000 1,500 11,952 3,645 5,982 1,823 Illinois Charles Mound 1,235 377 Mississippi River 600 180 956 292 Indiana Hoosier Hill 1,257 383 Ohio River 700 210 937 285 Iowa Hawkeye Point 1,670 509 Mississippi River 1,100 340 1,190 363 40 12 Kansas Mount Sunflower 4,039 1,232 Verdigris River 2,000 610 3,360 1,025 19 6 Kentucky Black Mountain 4,145 1,263 Mississippi River 750 230 3,888 1,185 1,899 579 Louisiana Driskill Mountain 535 163 New Orleans 100 30 543 165 225 69 Maine Mount Katahdin 5,267 1,606 Atlantic Ocean 600 180 5,267 1,606 4,288 1,307 Maryland Hoye-Crest 3,360 1,025 Atlantic Ocean 350 110 3,360 1,025 80 24 Massachusetts Mount Greylock 3,487 1,064 Atlantic Ocean 500 150 3,487 1,064 2,464 751 Michigan Mount Arvon 1,979 604 Lake Erie 900 280 1,408 430 Minnesota Eagle Mountain 2,301 702 Lake Superior 1,200 366 1,700 519 1321 403 Mississippi Woodall Mountain 806 246 Gulf of Mexico 300 90 806 246 296 90 Missouri Taum Sauk Mountain 1,772 540 Saint Francis River 800 240 1,542 470 Montana Granite Peak 12,799 3,904 Kootenai River 3,400 1,000 10,999 3,355 4,759 1,451 Nebraska Panorama Point 5,424 1,654 Missouri River 2,600 790 4,584 1,398 26 8 Nevada Boundary Peak 13,140 4,007 Colorado River 5,500 1,700 12,661 3,861 253 77 New Hampshire Mount Washington 6,288 1,918 Atlantic Ocean 1,000 300 6,288 1,918 6,148 1,874 New Jersey High Point 1,803 550 Atlantic Ocean 250 80 1,803 550 883 269 New Mexico Wheeler Peak 13,161 4,014 Red Bluff Reservoir 5,700 1,700 10,319 3,147 3,409 1,039 New York Mount Marcy 5,344 1,630 Atlantic Ocean 1,000 300 5,344 1,630 4,925 1,501 North Carolina Mount Mitchell 6,684 2,039 Atlantic Ocean 700 210 6,684 2,039 6,089 1,856 North Dakota White Butte 3,506 1,069 Red River 1,900 580 2,756 840 Ohio Campbell Hill 1,549 472 Ohio River 850 260 1,094 333 639 195 Oklahoma Black Mesa 4,973 1,517 Little River 1,300 400 4,684 1,429 0 0 Oregon Mount Hood 11,249 3,429 Pacific Ocean 3,300 1,000 11,249 3,429 7,706 2,349 Pennsylvania Mount Davis 3,213 980 Delaware River 1,100 340 3,213 980 Rhode Island Jerimoth Hill 812 248 Atlantic Ocean 350 110 812 248 192 58 South Carolina Sassafras Mountain 3,560 1,086 Atlantic Ocean 350 110 3,560 1,086 754 230 South Dakota Harney Peak 7,242 2,209 Big Stone Lake 2,200 670 6,276 1,914 2,922 891 Tennessee Clingmans Dome 6,643 2,026 Mississippi River 900 280 6,465 1,972 4,503 1,373 Texas Guadalupe Peak 8,749 2,668 Gulf of Mexico 1,700 520 8,749 2,668 3,029 923 Utah Kings Peak 13,528 4,126 Beaver Dam Wash 6,100 1,860 11,528 3,516 6,348 1,935 Vermont Mount Mansfield 4,393 1,340 Lake Champlain 1,000 300 4,298 1,311 3,633 1,107 Virginia Mount Rogers 5,729 1,747 Atlantic Ocean 950 290 5,729 1,747 2,449 746 Washington Mount Rainier 14,410 4,395 Pacific Ocean 1,700 520 14,410 4,395 13,211 4,027 West Virginia Spruce Knob 4,861 1,483 Potomac River 1,500 460 4,621 1,410 2,781 848 Wisconsin Timms Hill 1,951 595 Lake Michigan 1,050 320 1,372 418 Wyoming Gannett Peak 13,804 4,210 Belle Fourche River 6,700 2,044 10,705 3,265 7,076 2,157

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