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Welcome to Highland Springs ...

Highland Springs is located in Henrico County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Highland Springs: Highland Spgs. (or less commonly used: Highland Spngs. or Highland Sprngs.)

Highland Springs is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Highland Springs lies within the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Highland Springs: 23075<3>

Communities Also Named Highland Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Highland Springs - they are located in California (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Highland Springs ...

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

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Highland Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Hopewell [Hopewell City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Highland Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
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    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • East Highland Park [Henrico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Highland Park
    • East Highland Park [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Highland Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Green Meadows [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Meadows
      • Green Meadows [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Highland Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Meadows
    • Oak Hill [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
      • Oak Hill [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Highland Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Currituck Farms [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currituck Farms
      • Currituck Farms [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Highland Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currituck Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Currituck Farms
    • Mechanicsville [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
      • Mechanicsville [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsville<5>
    • Oakland [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Highland Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Turner Woods [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turner Woods
      • Turner Woods [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Highland Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Woods

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highland Springs ...

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

Adding Highland Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Highland Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Highland Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Henrico County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland Springs - 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 Highland Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Highland Springs 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highland Springs) 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 Highland Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highland SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5460, Longitude: -77.3277    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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