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Welcome to Highlands ...

Highlands is located in Davis County<1>.

The location of Highlands has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Highlands is 4,560 feet [1,390 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Highlands is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Highlands: (801) and (385)<4>

Communities Also Named Highlands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Highlands - they are located in Alabama (4), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado (3), Delaware (2), Florida (2), Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine (2), Maryland (4), Massachusetts (3), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia and Washington (2).

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

Communities near Highlands ...

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

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lake City
    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,567 people
    • Former name for Salt Lake City:
    • Great Salt Lake City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salt Lake City<6>
  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley City
    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Highlands
    • Estimated population in 2019: 135,248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Valley City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Valley City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Valley City<6>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<6>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy
    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Layton [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
      • Layton [Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Highlands
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<6>
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Jordan
      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<6>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Highlands
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<6>
    • Kearns [Salt Lake County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highlands ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Davis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highlands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highlands) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highlands. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8436, Longitude: -111.8977       In this case, the coordinates for Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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