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Welcome to Highland ...

Highland is located in Ulster County<1>.

Highland is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Highland: (845)

The ZIP code for Highland: 12528<3>

Websites for Highland ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Highland, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Highland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Highland: This one is located in Ulster County and the other is located in Putnam County.

Beyond New York, there are 88 communities that are also named Highland - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), California (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana (4), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (4), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas (6), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (6), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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.

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,870 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburgh
    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburgh
    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wappinger
      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishkill
      • Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,055 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishkill
    • Montgomery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Kingston [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park

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. Our list includes 11 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Highland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Highland.

Adding Highland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Highland 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 Highland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Highland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Highland on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ulster County

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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 Ulster County: www.co.ulster.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 Ulster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Highland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Highland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Highland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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: 41.7212, Longitude: -73.9603    
<5>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.
<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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