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Highland Park, Michigan
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Welcome to Highland Park ...

The city of Highland Park is located in Wayne County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Highland Park has a population of 10,900 people<1> (see below for details).

Highland Park is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Highland Park is located in the (313) area code.

The ZIP code for Highland Park: 48203<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland Park had a population of 11,776 people. This makes Highland Park the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Highland Park represents 0.12% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,776 people, the population of Highland Park decreased 29.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,746 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Highland Park had an population of 10,900 people. This is a decrease of 7.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Highland Park ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Dearborn   [Map]   94,491   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Farmington Hills   [Map]   81,050   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Livonia   [Map]   94,105   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rochester Hills   [Map]   74,205   N   18 miles [29 km]
Southfield   [Map]   73,208   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sterling Heights   [Map]   132,631   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Highland Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Highland Park: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Kalamazoo County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 96 communities that are also named Highland Park - they are located in Alabama (4), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona (2), California (5), Colorado (4), Connecticut, Florida (5), Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (5), Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (7), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (6), Texas, Virginia (8), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Highland Park. If available, we provide a satellite 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 Park. 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 Park. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland Park ...

Looking for more information about Highland Park? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Highland Park. 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 Park.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Highland Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Highland Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 Park) 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 Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4071, Longitude: -83.0981     [Map].

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