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Welcome to Higgston ...
The location of Higgston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Higgston has a population of 311 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Higgston.
Higgston is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Higgston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Higgston: (912)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Higgston had an population of 311 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Higgston had a population of 323 people. This makes Higgston the county's 4th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Higgston.
Adding Higgston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Higgston 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 Higgston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Higgston on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Higgston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Higgston.
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 Higgston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higgston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Higgston. 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 Higgston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Higgston. See our Newspapers Page for Higgston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higgston ...
Looking for more information about Higgston? 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 Higgston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Higgston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 03 Aug 2021