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Welcome to Highland Beach ...

The coastal town of Highland Beach is located in Anne Arundel County.

A typical abbreviation for Highland Beach: Highland Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Highland Beach has a population of 1,002 people<1> (see below for details).

Highland Beach is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Highland Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland Beach had a population of 1,077 people. This makes Highland Beach the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Highland Beach represents 0.02% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,077 people, the population of Highland Beach decreased 6.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,146 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Highland Beach had an population of 1,002 people. This is a decrease of 6.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Highland Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Highland Beach and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Baytowne Village   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bowie   [Map]   58,859   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chesapeake Beach   [Map]   5,962   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Londontowne   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Beach   [Map]   2,014   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Highland Beach.

Communities Also Named Highland Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Highland Beach - they are located in Florida, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Highland Beach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Highland Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Highland Beach.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Highland Beach:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland Beach ...

Looking for more information about Highland Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Highland Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Highland Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Highland Beach.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Highland Beach. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland Beach.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Highland Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highland Beach) 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 Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9313, Longitude: -76.4662     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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