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Highland Lake
Blount County, Alabama

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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Highland Lake is approximately 304 (1990), 412 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 178 (1990), 173 (2010).
The amount of land area in Highland Lake is 4.215 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.925 sq kilometers.
The distance from Highland Lake to Washington DC is 648 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 106 miles. (as the crow flies)
Highland Lake is positioned 33.88 degrees north of the equator and 86.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

In 1954, Hugh Shuff built a dam across the Blackburn Fork of the Little Warrior River. The body of water formed was called Shuff Lake. In 1957 it was renamed Highland Lake. The town of Highland Lake was incorporated in 1967. The first mayor was W. L. Goolsby.
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