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Welcome to Highland ...

Highland is located in Benton County<1>.

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

Highland is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Highland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Highland is located in the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Highland ...

While we believe that this Highland is located in Benton County, we know of another 5 Washington communities named Highland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Asotin, Clark, Snohomish, Spokane and Walla Walla County.

Beyond Washington, 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), Utah (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Highland ...

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

  • Kennewick [Benton County]
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    • Kennewick [Benton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennewick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennewick<5>
  • Pasco [Franklin County]
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    • Pasco [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,095 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasco<5>
  • Richland [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
    • Richland [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<5>
  • West Richland [Benton County]
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    • West Richland [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,423 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Richland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Richland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Umatilla [Umatilla County]
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      • Umatilla [Umatilla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umatilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Umatilla<5>
    • Finley [Benton County]
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      • Finley [Benton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Highland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finley
    • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth Junction
      • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Highland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth Junction
    • Burbank [Walla Walla County]
    • West Pasco [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Pasco
      • West Pasco [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Highland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pasco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pasco
    • Wallula Junction [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallula Junction
      • Wallula Junction [Walla Walla County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Highland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallula Junction

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Highland.

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Highland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Highland.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Benton, 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 Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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 HighlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1315, Longitude: -119.1142       In this case, the coordinates for Highland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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