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Slaughter Mountain
Slaughter Mountain viewed from Lake Winfield Scott 2.JPG
Slaughter Mountain, viewed from Lake Winfield Scott
Highest point
Elevation 4,338 ft (1,322 m)
Prominence 458
Location Union County, Georgia, U.S.
Parent range Blue Ridge Mountains
Topo map USGS Neels Gap
Easiest route Coosa Backcountry Trail, Duncan Ridge Trail

Slaughter Mountain, with an elevation of 4,338 ft (1,322 m), is the ninth-highest peak in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is located in Union County, Georgia and is the second-highest mountain in Union County. Its nearest neighbor is Blood Mountain, the highest peak in Union County and fifth-highest in Georgia.

Slaughter Mountain was named in commemoration of a bloody battle between the Cherokee and Creek Indians.

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