Extreme points of New England

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This is a list of extreme points of New England, which are points that extend farther north, south, east, or west than any other part of New England. There is also the highest point, the lowest point, and the geographic center.


Point/townLocationCoordinates
Northernmost pointEstcourt Station, Maine, opposite Pohénégamook, Quebec47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217
Southernmost pointGreat Captain Island, Connecticut40°59′N 73°37′W / 40.983°N 73.617°W / 40.983; -73.617
Westernmost pointIn Greenwich, Connecticut, approximately 1 mile west of I-684, in Fairfield County (near the intersection of High Hill Road and King Street)41°3′N 73°38′W / 41.050°N 73.633°W / 41.050; -73.633
Easternmost pointWest Quoddy Head, Maine (also the easternmost point in the 50 United States)44°49′N 66°57′W / 44.817°N 66.950°W / 44.817; -66.950
Northernmost townEstcourt Station, Maine47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217
Southernmost townByram, part of Greenwich, Connecticut41°0′N 73°37′W / 41.000°N 73.617°W / 41.000; -73.617
Westernmost townGreenwich, Connecticut (American Lane)41°2′N 73°37′W / 41.033°N 73.617°W / 41.033; -73.617
Easternmost townLubec, Maine44°50′N 67°1′W / 44.833°N 67.017°W / 44.833; -67.017
Easternmost cityEastport, Maine44°54′49″N 67°0′14″W / 44.91361°N 67.00389°W / 44.91361; -67.00389
Highest PointMount Washington, New Hampshire — 6,288.2 feet (1916.66 m)[1]
(Sargent's Purchase/Thompson and Meserve's Purchase)
44°16′13″N 71°18′12″W / 44.27028°N 71.30333°W / 44.27028; -71.30333
Lowest PointAtlantic Oceansea level
Geographic CenterDunbarton, New Hampshire[2]43°06′N 71°36′W / 43.100°N 71.600°W / 43.100; -71.600

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