Britton Hill

Coordinates: 30°59′19″N 86°16′55″W / 30.9885139°N 86.2818893°W / 30.9885139; -86.2818893
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Britton Hill
The summit of Britton Hill, the state of Florida's highest point at 345 feet (105 m).
Highest point
Elevation345 ft (105 m)[1]
Prominence65 ft (20 m)[1]
ListingU.S. state high point 50th
Coordinates30°59′19″N 86°16′55″W / 30.9885139°N 86.2818893°W / 30.9885139; -86.2818893[2]
Britton Hill is located in Florida
Britton Hill
Britton Hill
Britton Hill is located in the United States
Britton Hill
Britton Hill
Britton Hill (the United States)
Parent rangeFlorida Ridge Hills
Topo mapUSGS Paxton
Age of rockTertiary
Mountain typeSedimentary
Easiest routepaved road

Britton Hill is the highest natural point in the state of Florida, United States, with a summit elevation of 345 feet (105 meters) above mean sea level. Britton Hill is the lowest state highpoint in the United States,[3] 103 feet (31 m) lower than the next lowest highpoint, Ebright Azimuth in Delaware, and far lower than many skyscrapers in Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando.

Panoramic view of Britton Hill and Lakewood Park

The hill is located in northern Walton County near the town of Lakewood, Florida, just off County Road 285 about two miles (three kilometers) southeast of Florala, Alabama. It is inside Lakewood Park, which marks the high point and features a monument, trails, and an information board.

A view of the surrounding countryside
A marker sits atop the hill

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  1. ^ a b "Britton Hill". Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  2. ^ "Britton Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  3. ^ Florida's Highest Point, WTVY, updated April 09, 2007

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