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Welcome to Highmount ...

Highmount is located in Ulster County<1>.

Highmount is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Highmount: 12441<3>

Websites for Highmount ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Highmount ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Highmount - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Highmount ...

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

  • Woodstock [Ulster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock [Ulster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Highmount
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
  • Olive [Ulster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive
    • Olive [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Highmount
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive
  • Neversink [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neversink
    • Neversink [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Highmount
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neversink have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neversink
  • Middletown [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Highmount
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shandaken [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shandaken
      • Shandaken [Ulster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shandaken have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shandaken
    • Hunter [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
    • Roxbury [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • Stamford [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Windham [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
      • Windham [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Gilboa [Schoharie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilboa
      • Gilboa [Schoharie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Highmount
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilboa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilboa

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 Highmount. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Highmount.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Highmount. 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 Highmount.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Highmount. See our Newspapers Page for Highmount.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highmount ...

Looking for more information about Highmount? 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 Highmount, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Highmount.

Adding Highmount to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Highmount 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 Highmount. 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 Highmount - 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 Highmount). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Highmount 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 '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- Highmount) 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 Highmount. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HighmountOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highmount. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1474, Longitude: -74.4944    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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