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Welcome to Highland Lake ...

The town of Highland Lake is located in Blount County<1>.

The location of Highland Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Highland Lake: Highland Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Highland Lake has a population of 410 people<3> (see below for details).

Highland Lake is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Highland Lake is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highland Lake had an population of 410 people. This is a decrease of 0.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.49% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 408 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Highland Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Highland Lake.

  • Trussville [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trussville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
    • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<6>
  • Clay [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
    • Clay [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland Lake
    • Estimated population in 2015: 9,655 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
  • Oneonta [Blount County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Highland Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<6>
  • Margaret [Saint Clair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Margaret have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margaret
    • Margaret [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Highland Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margaret
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Margaret<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Argo [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argo
      • Argo [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argo
    • Springville [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
      • Springville [Saint Clair County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<6>
    • Odenville [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odenville
      • Odenville [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,893 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odenville<6>
    • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
      • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<6>
    • Ragland [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragland
      • Ragland [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragland<6>
    • Blountsville [Blount County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blountsville
      • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Highland Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<6>

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 Highland Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Highland Lake.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Highland Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Highland Lake. See our Newspapers 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 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 Highland Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Highland Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Blount County

About Alabama

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.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Highland Lake) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8876, Longitude: -86.4244       In this case, the coordinates for Highland Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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