Allegheny Mountain (West Virginia – Virginia) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllegheny Mountain
Camp Allegheny battlefield at Top of Allegheny.
|Peak||Paddy Knob (Pocahontas County, WV and Highland County, VA)|
|Elevation||4,478 ft (1,365 m)|
Location of Allegheny Mountain in West Virginia
|Location||Tamarack Ridge in Highland County, VA|
|Parent range||Allegheny Mountains|
Allegheny Mountain (spelling as Alleghany Mountain in Virginia) is a major mountain ridge in the southern range of the Allegheny Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountains. It forms the Eastern Continental Divide along part of its course and also serves as part of the Virginia-West Virginia state line.
Elevations of 4,000 feet (1,200 m) are exceeded along much of Allegheny Mountain.
Listed from southwest to northeast:
- Hickory Knob - 3,309 feet (1,009 m)
- Smith Knob
- Chestnut Knob
- High Top (Lookout Tower)
- Chestnut Levels
- Mad Tom
- Mad Sheep - 4,225 feet (1,288 m)
- Paddy Knob - 4,477 feet (1,365 m)
- Bald Knob
- Watering Pond Knob
- Bear Mountain
- Top of Allegheny (site of Camp Allegheny battlefield)
- Tamarack Ridge
- Grassy Knob
- Rucker Gap
- Ryder Gap
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