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Welcome to Highland Fling ...

Highland Fling is primarily located in Blair County<1>. A portion of Highland Fling extends into Cambria County.

Highland Fling is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Highland Fling is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Highland Fling: (814)

Communities near Highland Fling ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Highland Fling
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<4>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Highland Fling
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<4>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Highland Fling
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<4>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Highland Fling
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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      • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Highland Fling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,015 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<4>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Highland Fling
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Highland Fling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<4>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Highland Fling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,351 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<4>
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
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      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Highland Fling
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    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Highland Fling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland Fling ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Blair County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Highland Fling. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Blair, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland Fling - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highland Fling) 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 Fling. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland FlingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Fling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5916, Longitude: -78.4478    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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