A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

High Point, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AL

The location of High Point

Welcome to High Point ...

High Point is located in Jefferson County.

The location of High Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for High Point: High Pt.

High Point is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

High Point lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near High Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   NE   5 miles [8 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 Jefferson County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named High Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: DeKalb, 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around High Point. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for High Point.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alabama Community

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3337, Longitude: -86.8778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for High Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019