High Knob (West Virginia)

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High Knob
Highest point
Elevation 2,648 ft (807 m)
Coordinates 39°11′57″N 78°53′57″W / 39.19917°N 78.89917°W / 39.19917; -78.89917Coordinates: 39°11′57″N 78°53′57″W / 39.19917°N 78.89917°W / 39.19917; -78.89917
Location Hampshire / Hardy counties, West Virginia, U.S.
Parent range Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians
Topo map USGS Old Fields
First ascent unknown
Easiest route Hike

High Knob is a mountain summit on the border between Hampshire and Hardy counties in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle.[1] High Knob is known for its overlook of The Trough and of points in three counties. A historical marker was placed on U.S. Route 220/West Virginia Route 28 noting its scenic and historical value. Geologically, High Knob is a summit of Mill Creek Mountain.