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Welcome to Higdon ...
The location of Higdon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Higdon, you might consider that their post office opened in 1882.
Higdon is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Higdon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: While Higdon is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Higdon: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Higdon: 35979<5>
Communities Also Named Higdon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Higdon - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Higdon.
Communities near Higdon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Higdon.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Higdon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higdon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Higdon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Higdon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Higdon. See our Newspapers Page for Higdon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higdon ...
Looking for more information about Higdon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Higdon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Higdon.
Adding Higdon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Higdon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Higdon was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Higdon in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Higdon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024