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Welcome to Highfield ...

Although we found mention of Highfield during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Highfield was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Highfield to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Highfield, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Highfield might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Highfield would be found within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Highfield: B2G<2>

Communities Also Named Highfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Highfield - they are located in Maryland (2), Montana, New Brunswick, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Highfield ...

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

  • Antigonish
  • Big Marsh
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Marsh
    • Big Marsh lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Highfield
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Big Marsh. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Marsh
  • Cloverville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverville
    • Cloverville lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Highfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverville
  • McArras Brook
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Grant
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Grant
      • North Grant lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Highfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Grant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Grant
    • Georgeville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgeville
      • Georgeville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Highfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgeville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgeville
    • Knoydart
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoydart
      • Knoydart lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Highfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoydart came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoydart
    • Brophy - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brophy
      • Brophy was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Highfield
    • Clydesdale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clydesdale
      • Clydesdale lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Highfield
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Clydesdale. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clydesdale
    • Lower North Grant
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower North Grant
      • Lower North Grant lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Highfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower North Grant

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Highfield and then turned east". While Highfield could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Highfield as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Highfield could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Highfield, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Highfield). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Highfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Highfield) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7400, Longitude: -62.1006    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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