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List of U.S. states by elevation

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List of U.S. states by elevation

All units shown below are in meters.

The highest point in the US is Mount McKinley at 6,194 meters (20,321 feet). The lowest point in the US is in Death Valley at -86 meters (-282 feet) which is below sea level.

Contents

Alphabetical

State Highest Elevation Lowest Elevation Mean Elevation Elevation Difference
Alabama 734 m (Mount Cheaha) 0 m (Gulf of Mexico) 152 m 734 m
Alaska 6,194 m (Mount McKinley) 0 m (Pacific Ocean) 3,060 m 6,194 m
Arizona 3,851 m (Humphreys Peak) 21 m (Colorado River) 1,250 m 3,830 m
Arkansas 839 m (Mount Magazine) 17 m (Ouachita River) 198 m 822 m
California 4,421 m (Mount Whitney) -86 m (Death Valley) 884 m 4,507 m
Colorado 4,399 m (Mount Elbert) 1,021 m (Arikaree River) 2,073 m 2,378 m
Connecticut 725 m (Mount Frissel) 0 m (Long Island Sound) 152 m 725 m
Delaware 137 m (New Castle County) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 18 m 137 m
Florida 105 m (Britton Hill) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 30 m 105 m
Georgia 1,458 m (Brasstown Bald) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 180 m 1,458 m
Hawaii 4,205 m (Mauna Kea) 0 m (Pacific Ocean) 925 m 4,205 m
Idaho 3,859 m (Borah Peak) 216 m (Lewiston) 1,524 m 3,643 m
Illinois 376 m (Jo Daviess County) 85 m (Cairo) 182 m 291 m
Indiana 383 m (Wayne County) 98 m (Ohio River) 210 m 285 m
Iowa 509 m (Hawkeye Point) 146 m (Keokuk) 335 m 363 m
Kansas 1,231 m (Mount Sunflower) 207 m (Verdigris River) 610 m 1,024 m
Kentucky 1,262 m (Black Mountain) 78 m (Mississippi River) 230 m 1,184 m
Louisiana 163 m (Driskill Mountain) -2.5 m (New Orleans) 30 m 165.5 m
Maine 1,608 m (Mount Katahdin) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 180 m 1,608 m
Maryland 1,024 m (Backbone Mountain) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 105 m 1,024 m
Massachusetts 1,063 m (Mount Greylock) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 150 m 1,063 m
Michigan 603 m (Mount Arvon) 174 m (Lake Erie) 275 m 429 m
Minnesota 701 m (Eagle Mountain) 183 m (Lake Superior) 365 m 518 m
Mississippi 246 m (Woodall Mountain) 0 m (Gulf of Mexico) 90 m 246 m
Missouri 540 m (Taum Sauk Mountain) 70 m (St. Francis River) 240 m 470 m
Montana 3,901 m (Emigrant Peak) 549 m (Kootenay River) 1,035 m 3,352 m
Nebraska 1,653 m (Panorama Point) 256 m (Missouri River) 790 m 1,397 m
Nevada 4,005 m (Boundary Peak) 146 m (Colorado River) 1,676 m 3,859 m
New Hampshire 1,917 m (Mount Washington) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 305 m 1,917 m
New Jersey 550 m (High Point) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 75 m 550 m
New Mexico 4,014 m (Wheeler Peak) 859 m (Red Bluff Reservoir) 1,735 m 3,155 m
New York 1,629 m (Mount Marcy) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 305 m 1,629 m
North Carolina 2,037 m (Mount Mitchell) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 215 m 2,037 m
North Dakota 1,069 m (White Butte) 229 m (Red River of the North) 580 m 840 m
Ohio 472 m (Campbell Hill) 139 m (Ohio River) 260 m 333 m
Oklahoma 1,516 m (Black Mesa Mountain) 88 m (Little River) 395 m 1,428 m
Oregon 3,426 m (Mount Hood) 0 m (Pacific Ocean) 1,005 m 3,426 m
Pennsylvania 979 m (Mount Davis)) 0 m (Delaware River) 335 m 979 m
Rhode Island 247 m (Jerimoth Hill) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 60 m 247 m
South Carolina 1,085 m (Sassafras Mountain) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 105 m 1,085 m
South Dakota 2,207 m (Harney Peak) 294 m (Big Stone Lake) 670 m 1,913 m
Tennessee 2,025 m (Clingmans Dome) 54 m (Mississippi River) 275 m 1,971 m
Texas 2,667 m (Guadalupe Peak) 0 m (Gulf of Mexico) 520 m 2,667 m
Utah 4,123 m (Kings Peak) 610 m (Beaverdam Wash) 1,920 m 3,513 m
Vermont 1,339 m (Mount Mansfield) 29 m (Lake Champlain) 305 m 1,310 m
Virginia 1,746 m (Mount Rogers) 0 m (Atlantic Ocean) 290 m 1,746 m
Washington 4,392 m (Mount Rainier) 0 m (Pacific Ocean) 520 m 4,392 m
West Virginia 1,482 m (Spruce Knob) 73 m (Potomac River) 455 m 1,409 m
Wisconsin 595 m (Timms Hill) 117 m (Lake Michigan) 320 m 478 m
Wyoming 4,207 m (Gannett Peak) 945 m (Belle Fourche River) 2,040 m 3,262 m

Highest elevation

State Highest Elevation Lowest Elevation Mean Elevation Elevation Difference
Alaska 6194 m 0 m 3060 m6,194 m
California 4421 m -86 m 884 m 4507 m
Colorado 4399m 1021 m 2073 m 2378 m
Washington 4392 m 0 m 520 m4392 m
Wyoming 4207 m 945 m2040 m3262 m
Hawaii 4205 m 0 m 925 m 4205 m
Utah 4123 m 610 m1920 m3513 m
New Mexico 4014 m 859 m1735 m3155 m
Nevada 4005 m 146 m 1676 m 3859 m
Montana 3901 m 549 m1035 m3352 m
Idaho 3859 m 216 m 1,524 m 3643 m
Arizona 3851 m 21 m 1250 m 3830 m
Oregon 3426 m 0 m1005 m3426 m
Texas 2667 m 0 m 520 m2667 m
South Dakota 2207 m 294 m670 m1913 m
North Carolina 2037 m 0 m 215 m2037 m
Tennessee 2025 m 54 m 275 m 1971 m
New Hampshire 1917 m 0 m 305 m 1917 m
Virginia 1746 m 0 m 290 m1746 m
Nebraska 1653 m 256 m790 m1397 m
New York 1629 m 0 m305 m1629 m
Maine 1608 m 0 m 180 m 1608 m
Oklahoma 1516 m 88 m395 m1428 m
West Virginia 1482 m 73 m 455 m1409 m
Georgia 1458 m 0 m 180 m 1458 m
Vermont 1339 m 29 m305 m1310 m
Kentucky 1262 m 78 m 230 m 1184 m
Kansas 1231 m 207 m 610 m 1024 m
South Carolina 1085 m 0 m 105 m1085 m
North Dakota 1069 m 229 m580 m840 m
Massachusetts 1063 m 0 m 150 m 1063 m
Maryland 1024 m 0 m 105 m 1024 m
Pennsylvania 979 m 0 m335 m979 m
Arkansas 839 m 17 m 198 m 822 m
Alabama 734 m 0 m 152 m 734 m
Connecticut 725 m 0 m 152 m 725 m
Minnesota 701 m 183 m 365 m 518 m
Michigan 603 m 174 m 275 m 429 m
Wisconsin 595 m117 m320 m478 m
New Jersey 550 m 0 m 75 m550 m
Missouri 540 m 70 m 240 m 470 m
Iowa 509 m 146 m 335 m 363 m
Ohio 472 m139 m260 m333 m
Indiana 383 m 98 m 210 m 285 m
Illinois 376 m 85 m 182 m 291 m
Rhode Island 247 m 0 m60 m247 m
Mississippi 246 m 0 m 90 m 246 m
Louisiana 163 m -2.5 m 30 m 165.5 m
Delaware 137 m 0 m 18 m 137 m
Florida 105 m 0 m 30 m 105 m

Mean elevation

State Highest Elevation Lowest Elevation Mean Elevation Elevation Difference
Alaska 6194 m 0 m 3060 m6,194 m
Colorado 4399m 1021 m 2073 m 2378 m
Wyoming 4207 m 945 m2040 m3262 m
Utah 4123 m 610 m1920 m3513 m
New Mexico 4014 m 859 m1735 m3155 m
Nevada 4005 m 146 m 1676 m 3859 m
Idaho 3859 m 216 m 1,524 m 3643 m
Arizona 3851 m 21 m 1250 m 3830 m
Montana 3901 m 549 m1035 m3352 m
Oregon 3426 m 0 m1005 m3426 m
Hawaii 4205 m 0 m 925 m 4205 m
California 4421 m -86 m 884 m 4507 m
Nebraska 1653 m 256 m790 m1397 m
South Dakota 2207 m 294 m670 m1913 m
Kansas 1231 m 207 m 610 m 1024 m
North Dakota 1069 m 229 m580 m840 m
Texas 2667 m 0 m 520 m2667 m
Washington 4392 m 0 m 520 m4392 m
West Virginia 1482 m 73 m 455 m1409 m
Oklahoma 1516 m 88 m395 m1428 m
Minnesota 701 m 183 m 365 m 518 m
Iowa 509 m 146 m 335 m 363 m
Pennsylvania 979 m 0 m335 m979 m
Wisconsin 595 m117 m320 m478 m
New Hampshire 1917 m 0 m 305 m 1917 m
New York 1629 m 0 m305 m1629 m
Vermont 1339 m 29 m305 m1310 m
Virginia 1746 m 0 m 290 m1746 m
Michigan 603 m 174 m 275 m 429 m
Tennessee 2025 m 54 m 275 m 1971 m
Ohio 472 m139 m260 m333 m
Missouri 540 m 70 m 240 m 470 m
Kentucky 1262 m 78 m 230 m 1184 m
North Carolina 2037 m 0 m 215 m2037 m
Indiana 383 m 98 m 210 m 285 m
Arkansas 839 m 17 m 198 m 822 m
Illinois 376 m 85 m 182 m 291 m
Georgia 1458 m 0 m 180 m 1458 m
Maine 1608 m 0 m 180 m 1608 m
Alabama 734 m 0 m 152 m 734 m
Connecticut 725 m 0 m 152 m 725 m
Massachusetts 1063 m 0 m 150 m 1063 m
Maryland 1024 m 0 m 105 m 1024 m
South Carolina 1085 m 0 m 105 m1085 m
Mississippi 246 m 0 m 90 m 246 m
New Jersey 550 m 0 m 75 m550 m
Rhode Island 247 m 0 m60 m247 m
Florida 105 m 0 m 30 m 105 m
Louisiana 163 m -2.5 m 30 m 165.5 m
Delaware 137 m 0 m 18 m 137 m

Lowest elevation

State Highest Elevation Lowest Elevation Mean Elevation Elevation Difference
California 4421 m -86 m 884 m 4507 m
Louisiana 163 m -2.5 m 30 m 165.5 m
Alabama 734 m 0 m 152 m 734 m
Alaska 6194 m 0 m 3060 m6,194 m
Connecticut 725 m 0 m 152 m 725 m
Delaware 137 m 0 m 18 m 137 m
Florida 105 m 0 m 30 m 105 m
Georgia 1458 m 0 m 180 m 1458 m
Hawaii 4205 m 0 m 925 m 4205 m
Maine 1608 m 0 m 180 m 1608 m
Maryland 1024 m 0 m 105 m 1024 m
Massachusetts 1063 m 0 m 150 m 1063 m
Mississippi 246 m 0 m 90 m 246 m
New Hampshire 1917 m 0 m 305 m 1917 m
New Jersey 550 m 0 m 75 m550 m
New York 1629 m 0 m305 m1629 m
North Carolina 2037 m 0 m 215 m2037 m
Oregon 3426 m 0 m1005 m3426 m
Pennsylvania 979 m 0 m335 m979 m
Rhode Island 247 m 0 m60 m247 m
South Carolina 1085 m 0 m 105 m1085 m
Texas 2667 m 0 m 520 m2667 m
Virginia 1746 m 0 m 290 m1746 m
Washington 4392 m 0 m 520 m4392 m
Arkansas 839 m 17 m 198 m 822 m
Arizona 3851 m 21 m 1250 m 3830 m
Vermont 1339 m 29 m305 m1310 m
Tennessee 2025 m 54 m 275 m 1971 m
Missouri 540 m 70 m 240 m 470 m
West Virginia 1482 m 73 m 455 m1409 m
Kentucky 1262 m 78 m 230 m 1184 m
Illinois 376 m 85 m 182 m 291 m
Oklahoma 1516 m 88 m395 m1428 m
Indiana 383 m 98 m 210 m 285 m
Wisconsin 595 m117 m320 m478 m
Ohio 472 m139 m260 m333 m
Iowa 509 m 146 m 335 m 363 m
Nevada 4005 m 146 m 1676 m 3859 m
Michigan 603 m 174 m 275 m 429 m
Minnesota 701 m 183 m 365 m 518 m
Kansas 1231 m 207 m 610 m 1024 m
Idaho 3859 m 216 m 1,524 m 3643 m
Nebraska 1653 m 256 m790 m1397 m
North Dakota 1069 m 229 m580 m840 m
South Dakota 2207 m 294 m670 m1913 m
Montana 3901 m 549 m1035 m3352 m
Utah 4123 m 610 m1920 m3513 m
New Mexico 4014 m 859 m1735 m3155 m
Wyoming 4207 m 945 m2040 m3262 m
Colorado 4399m 1021 m 2073 m 2378 m

Elevation difference

State Highest Elevation Lowest Elevation Mean Elevation Elevation Difference
Florida 105 m 0 m 30 m 105 m
Delaware 137 m 0 m 18 m 137 m
Louisiana 163 m -2.5 m 30 m 165.5 m
Mississippi 246 m 0 m 90 m 246 m
Rhode Island 247 m 0 m60 m247 m
Indiana 383 m 98 m 210 m 285 m
Illinois 376 m 85 m 182 m 291 m
Ohio 472 m139 m260 m333 m
Iowa 509 m 146 m 335 m 363 m
Michigan 603 m 174 m 275 m 429 m
Missouri 540 m 70 m 240 m 470 m
Wisconsin 595 m117 m320 m478 m
Minnesota 701 m 183 m 365 m 518 m
New Jersey 550 m 0 m 75 m550 m
Connecticut 725 m 0 m 152 m 725 m
Alabama 734 m 0 m 152 m 734 m
Arkansas 839 m 17 m 198 m 822 m
North Dakota 1069 m 229 m580 m840 m
Pennsylvania 979 m 0 m335 m979 m
Kansas 1231 m 207 m 610 m 1024 m
Maryland 1024 m 0 m 105 m 1024 m
Massachusetts 1063 m 0 m 150 m 1063 m
South Carolina 1085 m 0 m 105 m1085 m
Kentucky 1262 m 78 m 230 m 1184 m
Vermont 1339 m 29 m305 m1310 m
Nebraska 1653 m 256 m790 m1397 m
West Virginia 1482 m 73 m 455 m1409 m
Oklahoma 1516 m 88 m395 m1428 m
Georgia 1458 m 0 m 180 m 1458 m
Maine 1608 m 0 m 180 m 1608 m
New York 1629 m 0 m305 m1629 m
Virginia 1746 m 0 m 290 m1746 m
South Dakota 2207 m 294 m670 m1913 m
New Hampshire 1917 m 0 m 305 m 1917 m
Tennessee 2025 m 54 m 275 m 1971 m
North Carolina 2037 m 0 m 215 m2037 m
Colorado 4399m 1021 m 2073 m 2378 m
Texas 2667 m 0 m 520 m2667 m
New Mexico 4014 m 859 m1735 m3155 m
Wyoming 4207 m 945 m2040 m3262 m
Montana 3901 m 549 m1035 m3352 m
Oregon 3426 m 0 m1005 m3426 m
Utah 4123 m 610 m1920 m3513 m
Idaho 3859 m 216 m 1,524 m 3643 m
Arizona 3851 m 21 m 1250 m 3830 m
Nevada 4005 m 146 m 1676 m 3859 m
Hawaii 4205 m 0 m 925 m 4205 m
Washington 4392 m 0 m 520 m4392 m
California 4421 m -86 m 884 m 4507 m
Alaska 6194 m 0 m 3060 m6,194 m

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