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Highland Lake, Alabama

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Welcome to Highland Lake ...

The town of Highland Lake is located in Blount County.

A typical abbreviation for Highland Lake: Highland Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Highland Lake has a population of 424 people<1> (see below for details).

Highland Lake is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Highland Lake and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Highland Lake: (205)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland Lake had a population of 412 people. This makes Highland Lake the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 412 people, the population of Highland Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 408 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Highland Lake had an population of 424 people. This is an increase of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Highland Lake.

Communities near Highland Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Highland Lake and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2015
Argo   [Map]   4,196   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,256   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   E   18 miles [29 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,554   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Highland Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Highland Lake - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Highland Lake.

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 Highland Lake. 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 Highland Lake. 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 Highland Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Highland Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland Lake ...

Looking for more information about Highland Lake? 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 Highland Lake? 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 Highland Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Highland Lake.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Highland Lake. 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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About Blount County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Highland Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland Lake.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Highland Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8876, Longitude: -86.4244     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Highland Lake.


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