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Located in: Benton County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: S. Highlands

Time Zone: South Highlands lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT)

Telephone Area Code: (509)

Elevation: 500 feet [152.4 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within South Highlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1935, Longitude: -119.1375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   46° 11' 36"
Lon:   -119° 8' 15"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Kennewick

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for South Highlands

GNIS ID:   1508551
FIPS State / Place Code:   53 / 65915

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Highlands)


About Benton County

The community of Prosser is the County Seat for Benton County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Benton)

Population

2017:<4>     198,171   (13.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     175,177   (22.95% increase since 2000)
2000:     142,475

Total Area:<5>   1,759 sq. miles [4,558.4 km²]   - of which 3.39% is water (59.6 sq. miles [154.4 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   68,618

Official Website:   www.co.benton.wa.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Benton

GNIS ID:   1513302
FIPS State / County Code:   53 / 005

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Highlands)


About Washington

From the US Census

Population

2017:     7,405,743   (10.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,724,540   (14.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,894,121

Websites for State of Washington

Official Website:   www.access.wa.gov/
Tourism:   www.experiencewa.com/
Parks:   www.parks.wa.gov/
Fishing:   wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/
Hunting:   wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Washington

GNIS ID:   1779804
FIPS State:   53

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Highlands)

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Highlands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of South Highlands, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes South Highlands.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of South Highlands. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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