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Welcome to Hightogy ...

Hightogy is located in Lamar County<1>.

Hightogy is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Hightogy is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Adding Hightogy to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Hightogy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Hightogy elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hightogy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Hightogy ...

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

  • Fayette [Fayette County]
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    • Fayette [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Hightogy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<4>
  • Vernon [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
    • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Hightogy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<4>
  • Sulligent [Lamar County]
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    • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Hightogy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<4>
  • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Hightogy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millport [Lamar County]
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      • Millport [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Hightogy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<4>
    • Kennedy [Lamar County]
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      • Kennedy [Lamar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Hightogy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
    • Belk [Fayette County]
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      • Belk [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Hightogy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belk have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belk
    • Beaverton [Lamar County]
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      • Beaverton [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Hightogy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<4>
    • Gattman [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattman
      • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Hightogy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman
    • Bluff [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff
      • Bluff [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Hightogy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hightogy. 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 Hightogy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hightogy. See our Newspapers Page for Hightogy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hightogy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Lamar County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hightogy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hightogy) 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 Hightogy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hightogy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hightogy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6951, Longitude: -88.0944    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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