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Welcome to Highland ...
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 1,094 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Highland.
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 boundaries of the (870) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highland had an population of 1,094 people. This is an increase of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland had a population of 1,045 people (or 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Highland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Highland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Highland was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Highland on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022