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Welcome to Highland ...

The village of Highland is located in Iowa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Highland has a population of 830 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Highland.

Highland is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Highland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Highland: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highland had an population of 830 people. This is a decrease of 1.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highland had a population of 842 people. This makes Highland the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Highland represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1031st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 842 people, the population of Highland decreased 1.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 855 people).

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

Communities Also Named Highland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Washington (6) and West Virginia (2).

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.

  • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
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    • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
  • Boscobel [Grant County]
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    • Boscobel [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boscobel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boscobel
  • Fennimore [Grant County]
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    • Fennimore [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fennimore
  • Mineral Point [Iowa County]
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    • Mineral Point [Iowa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Highland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
    • Muscoda [Grant County]
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      • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
    • Lone Rock [Richland County]
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      • Lone Rock [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Rock
    • Montfort [Grant County]
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      • Montfort [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montfort
    • Ridgeway [Iowa County]
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      • Ridgeway [Iowa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Livingston [Grant County]
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      • Livingston [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Highland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston

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.

Adding Highland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Highland on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

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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 Iowa County: www.iowacounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Iowa, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Highland) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 43.0464, Longitude: -90.3790       In this case, the coordinates for Highland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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