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Welcome to Highland ...

The city of Highland is located in Sharp County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Highland has a population of 1,107 people<3> (see below for details).

Highland is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Highland is within the (870) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highland had an population of 1,107 people. This is an increase of 5.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland had a population of 1,045 people (which is 6.05% of the total population of Sharp County). This makes Highland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Highland represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,045 people, the population of Highland increased 5.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 986 people).

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

Communities Also Named Highland ...

While we believe that this Highland is located in Sharp County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Highland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Pike and Polk County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 88 communities that are also named Highland - they are located in Alabama (3), California (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana (4), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (4), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas (6), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (6), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Highland ...

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

  • Thayer [Oregon County]
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    • Thayer [Oregon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Highland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,131 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thayer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thayer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thayer<6>
  • Horseshoe Bend [Izard County]
  • Salem [Fulton County]
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    • Salem [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Highland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Ash Flat [Sharp County]
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    • Ash Flat [Sharp County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ash Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ash Flat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ash Flat<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mammoth Spring [Fulton County]
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      • Mammoth Spring [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 960 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mammoth Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth Spring<6>
    • Hardy [Sharp County]
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      • Hardy [Sharp County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardy<6>
    • Imboden [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Imboden
      • Imboden [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Imboden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Imboden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Imboden<6>
    • Ravenden [Lawrence County]
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      • Ravenden [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenden<6>
    • Evening Shade [Sharp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
      • Evening Shade [Sharp County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evening Shade<6>
    • Franklin [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Izard County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Highland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sharp County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sharp County: www.sharpcounty.org

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Sharp, 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highland) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2659, Longitude: -91.5181       In this case, the coordinates for Highland 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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