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The location of Highland

Welcome to Highland ...

The city of Highland is located in Utah County.

The location of Highland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Highland has a population of 19,183 people<2> (see below for details).

Highland was incorporated July 13, 1977.

The community of Highland is 4,870 feet [1,484 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Highland is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Highland lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Highland: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP code for Highland: 84003<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland had a population of 15,523 people. This makes Highland the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Highland represents 0.56% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,523 people, the population of Highland increased 89.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,172 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Highland had an population of 19,183 people. This is an increase of 23.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 134.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Highland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Highland: This one is located in Utah County and the other is located in Salt Lake County.

Beyond Utah, 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, New York (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas (6), Virginia (2), Washington (6), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Highland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Highland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Highland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Provo   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Highland

West Jordan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Orem   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Highland

Sandy   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

South Jordan   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Millcreek   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Taylorsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Draper   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

Herriman   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Highland

Located in Salt Lake County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Highland.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>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 city (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).
<6>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4272, Longitude: -111.7955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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