States by Elevation

This is a complete list of the 50 US states ordered by highest point and elevation. Denali (Alaska) is the highest point in the country at 20,310 ft (6,190 m), while Death Valley (California) is the lowest point in the country at -282 ft (-86 m) below Sea Level.

State Highest Point, Elevation & Rank Lowest Point, Elevation
Alaska State Flag Alaska Denali 20,310 ft
6,190 m
1st Gulf of Alaska Sea Level
California State Flag California Mount Whitney 14,505 ft
4,421 m
2nd Death Valley -282 ft
-86 m
Colorado State Flag Colorado Mount Elbert 14,440 ft
4,401 m
3rd Arikaree River 3,317 ft
1,011 m
Washington State Flag Washington Mount Rainier 14,417 ft
4,394 m
4th Pacific Ocean Sea Level
Wyoming State Flag Wyoming Gannett Peak 13,809 ft
4,209 m
5th Belle Fourche River 3,101 ft
945 m
Hawaii State Flag Hawaii Mauna Kea 13,803 ft
4,207 m
6th Pacific Ocean Sea Level
Utah State Flag Utah Kings Peak 13,534 ft
4,125 m
7th Beaver Dam Wash 2,000 ft
610 m
New Mexico State Flag New Mexico Wheeler Peak 13,167 ft
4,013 m
8th Red Bluff Reservoir 2,842 ft
866 m
Nevada State Flag Nevada Boundary Peak 13,147 ft
4,007 m
9th Colorado River 479 ft
146 m
Montana State Flag Montana Granite Peak 12,807 ft
3,903 m
10th Kootenai River 1,800 ft
549 m
Idaho State Flag Idaho Borah Peak 12,668 ft
3,861 m
11th Confluence of Snake River and Clearwater River 710 ft
216 m
Arizona State Flag Arizona Humphreys Peak 12,637 ft
3,852 m
12th Colorado River 70 ft
21 m
Oregon State Flag Oregon Mount Hood 11,249 ft
3,429 m
13th Pacific Ocean Sea Level
Texas State Flag Texas Guadalupe Peak 8,751 ft
2,667 m
14th Gulf of Mexico Sea Level
South Dakota State Flag South Dakota Black Elk Peak 7,244 ft
2,208 m
15th Big Stone Lake 966 ft
294 m
North Carolina State Flag North Carolina Mount Mitchell 6,684 ft
2,037 m
16th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Tennessee State Flag Tennessee Clingmans Dome 6,643 ft
2,025 m
17th Mississippi River 178 ft
54 m
New Hampshire State Flag New Hampshire Mount Washington 6,286 ft
1,916 m
18th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Virginia State Flag Virginia Mount Rogers 5,711 ft
1,741 m
19th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Nebraska State Flag Nebraska Panorama Point 5,432 ft
1,656 m
20th Missouri River 840 ft
256 m
New York State Flag New York Mount Marcy 5,343 ft
1,628 m
21st Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Maine State Flag Maine Katahdin 5,270 ft
1,606 m
22nd Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Oklahoma State Flag Oklahoma Black Mesa 4,975 ft
1,516 m
23rd Little River 289 ft
88 m
West Virginia State Flag West Virginia Spruce Knob 4,862 ft
1,482 m
24th Potomac River 240 ft
73 m
Georgia State Flag Georgia Brasstown Bald 4,784 ft
1,458 m
25th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Vermont State Flag Vermont Mount Mansfield 4,395 ft
1,340 m
26th Lake Champlain 95 ft
29 m
Kentucky State Flag Kentucky Black Mountain 4,139 ft
1,262 m
27th Mississippi River 257 ft
78 m
Kansas State Flag Kansas Mount Sunflower 4,041 ft
1,232 m
28th Verdigris River 679 ft
207 m
South Carolina State Flag South Carolina Sassafras Mountain 3,554 ft
1,083 m
29th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
North Dakota State Flag North Dakota White Butte 3,506 ft
1,069 m
30th Red River of the North 750 ft
229 m
Massachusetts State Flag Massachusetts Mount Greylock 3,489 ft
1,063 m
31st Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Maryland State Flag Maryland Backbone Mountain 3,370 ft
1,027 m
32nd Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Pennsylvania State Flag Pennsylvania Mount Davis 3,213 ft
979 m
33rd Delaware River Sea Level
Arkansas State Flag Arkansas Magazine Mountain 2,753 ft
839 m
34th Ouachita River 55 ft
17 m
Alabama State Flag Alabama Cheaha Mountain 2,405 ft
733 m
35th Gulf of Mexico Sea Level
Connecticut State Flag Connecticut Mount Frissell - South Slope 2,386 ft
727 m
36th Long Island Sound Sea Level
Minnesota State Flag Minnesota Eagle Mountain 2,302 ft
702 m
37th Lake Superior 601 ft
183 m
Michigan State Flag Michigan Mount Arvon 1,979 ft
603 m
38th Lake Erie 571 ft
174 m
Wisconsin State Flag Wisconsin Timms Hill 1,951 ft
595 m
39th Lake Michigan 579 ft
176 m
New Jersey State Flag New Jersey High Point 1,802 ft
549 m
40th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Missouri State Flag Missouri Taum Sauk Mountain 1,772 ft
540 m
41st Saint Francis River 230 ft
70 m
Iowa State Flag Iowa Hawkeye Point 1,671 ft
509 m
42nd Confluence of Mississippi and Des Moines rivers 480 ft
146 m
Ohio State Flag Ohio Campbell Hill 1,548 ft
472 m
43rd Ohio River 455 ft
139 m
Indiana State Flag Indiana Hoosier Hill 1,257 ft
383 m
44th Confluence of Wabash and Ohio rivers 320 ft
98 m
Illinois State Flag Illinois Charles Mound 1,235 ft
376 m
45th Confluence of Mississippi and Ohio rivers 279 ft
85 m
Rhode Island State Flag Rhode Island Jerimoth Hill 811 ft
247 m
46th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Mississippi State Flag Mississippi Woodall Mountain 807 ft
246 m
47th Gulf of Mexico Sea Level
Louisiana State Flag Louisiana Driskill Mountain 535 ft
163 m
48th New Orleans -8 ft
-2 m
Delaware State Flag Delaware Ebright Azimuth 449 ft
137 m
49th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level
Florida State Flag Florida Britton Hill 345 ft
105 m
50th Atlantic Ocean Sea Level

* Sea Level = 0ft, 0m

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