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Welcome to Highland ...

The Town of Highland is located in Sullivan County<1>.

The location of Highland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Highland has a population of 2,487 people<3> (see below for details).

Highland is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highland had an population of 2,487 people. This is a decrease of 1.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Highland had a population of 2,530 people. This makes Highland the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Highland represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 787th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,530 people, the population of Highland increased 5.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,404 people).

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

Communities Also Named Highland ...

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.

  • Thompson [Sullivan County]
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    • Thompson [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
  • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Port Jervis [Orange County]
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    • Port Jervis [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Jervis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Jervis<6>
  • Deerpark [Orange County]
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    • Deerpark [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,690 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerpark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerpark
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Hope [Orange County]
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      • Mount Hope [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,558 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Monticello [Sullivan County]
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      • Monticello [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
    • Greenville [Orange County]
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      • Greenville [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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      • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Honesdale [Wayne County]
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      • Honesdale [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<6>
    • Bethel [Sullivan County]
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      • Bethel [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Sullivan County

About New York

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 Sullivan County: www.co.sullivan.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highland) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HighlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5348, Longitude: -74.8943       In this case, the coordinates for Highland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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