Highest, Lowest, and Mean Elevations in the United States, by State

A chart of the highest, lowest, and mean elevations in the United States, by state.
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State
Elevation
ft.1
Highest point
Elevation
ft.
Lowest point
Elevation
ft.
Alabama
500
Cheaha Mountain
2,405
Gulf of Mexico
Sea level
Alaska
1,900
Mt. McKinley
20,320
Pacific Ocean
Sea level
Arizona
4,100
Humphreys Peak
12,633
Colorado River
70
Arkansas
650
Magazine Mountain
2,753
Ouachita River
55
California
2,900
Mt. Whitney
14,494
Death Valley
–2822
Colorado
6,800
Mt. Elbert
14,433
Arkansas River
3,350
Connecticut
500
Mt. Frissell, on south slope
2,380
Long Island Sound
Sea level
Delaware
60
Ebright Road, Del.–Pa. state line
448
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
D.C.
150
Tenleytown, at Reno Reservoir
410
Potomac River
1
Florida
100
Sec. 30, T6N, R20W, Walton County 4
345
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Georgia
600
Brasstown Bald
4,784
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Hawaii
3,030
Puu Wekiu, Mauna Kea
13,796
Pacific Ocean
Sea level
Idaho
5,000
Borah Peak
12,662
Snake River
710
Illinois
600
Charles Mound
1,235
Mississippi River
279
Indiana
700
Franklin Township, Wayne County
1,257
Ohio River
320
Iowa
1,100
Sec. 29, T100N, R41W, Osceola County
1,670
Mississippi River
480
Kansas
2,000
Mt. Sunflower
4,039
Verdigris River
679
Kentucky
750
Black Mountain
4,139
Mississippi River
257
Louisiana
100
Driskill Mountain
535
New Orleans
–82
Maine
600
Mt. Katahdin
5,267
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Maryland
350
Backbone Mountain
3,360
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Massachusetts
500
Mt. Greylock
3,487
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Michigan
900
Mt. Arvon
1,979
Lake Erie
572
Minnesota
1,200
Eagle Mountain
2,301
Lake Superior
600
Mississippi
300
Woodall Mountain
806
Gulf of Mexico
Sea level
Missouri
800
Taum Sauk Mountain
1,772
St. Francis River
230
Montana
3,400
Granite Peak
12,799
Kootenai River
1,800
Nebraska
2,600
Johnson Township, Kimball County
5,424
Missouri River
840
Nevada
5,500
Boundary Peak
13,140
Colorado River
479
New Hampshire
1,000
Mt. Washington
6,288
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
New Jersey
250
High Point
1,803
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
New Mexico
5,700
Wheeler Peak
13,161
Red Bluff Reservoir
2,842
New York
1,000
Mt. Marcy
5,344
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
North Carolina
700
Mt. Mitchell
6,684
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
North Dakota
1,900
White Butte
3,506
Red River
750
Ohio
850
Campbell Hill
1,549
Ohio River
455
Oklahoma
1,300
Black Mesa
4,973
Little River
289
Oregon
3,300
Mt. Hood
11,239
Pacific Ocean
Sea level
Pennsylvania
1,100
Mt. Davis
3,213
Delaware River
Sea level
Rhode Island
200
Jerimoth Hill
812
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
South Carolina
350
Sassafras Mountain
3,560
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
South Dakota
2,200
Harney Peak
7,242
Big Stone Lake
966
Tennessee
900
Clingmans Dome
6,643
Mississippi River
178
Texas
1,700
Guadalupe Peak
8,749
Gulf of Mexico
Sea level
Utah
6,100
Kings Peak
13,528
Beaverdam Wash
2,000
Vermont
1,000
Mt. Mansfield
4,393
Lake Champlain
95
Virginia
950
Mt. Rogers
5,729
Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Washington
1,700
Mt. Rainier
14,410
Pacific Ocean
Sea level
West Virginia
1,500
Spruce Knob
4,861
Potomac River
240
Wisconsin
1,050
Timms Hill
1,951
Lake Michigan
579
Wyoming
6,700
Gannett Peak
13,804
Belle Fourche River
3,099
United States
2,500
Mt. McKinley (Alaska)
20,320
Death Valley (California)
-2822
Source: U.S. Geological Survey.

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