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High Point, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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Welcome to High Point ...

High Point is located in DeKalb County.

A typical abbreviation for High Point: High Pt.

High Point is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: High Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from High Point (for example, toward Trion (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for High Point: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near High Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from High Point and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,023   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   974   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Powell   [Map]   957   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for High Point.

Communities Also Named High Point ...

While we believe that this High Point is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named High Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson, Marshall and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 38 communities that are also named High Point - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (5), Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for High Point.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around High Point. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of High Point. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around High Point.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for High Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Point ...

Looking for more information about High Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about High Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to High Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for High Point.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) High Point. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for High Point.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from High Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- High Point) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5715, Longitude: -85.7283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for High Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for High Point.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for High Point.


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