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Welcome to Highland ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Highland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
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
Highland is within the (845) area code.
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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Highland was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Highland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Highland.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023