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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Highland is approximately 7,525 (1990), 9919 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,047 (1990), 4013 (2010).
The amount of land area in Highland is 8.141 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.049 sq kilometers.
The distance from Highland to Washington DC is 718 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 71 miles. (as the crow flies)
Highland is positioned 38.74 degrees north of the equator and 89.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.


just south of Interstate 70 in southern Illinois - just 35 minutes east of St. Louis, Missouri
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History & History Related Items

Originally called Helvetia or Neu-Switzerland. It is one of the oldest and largest Swiss communities in the USA.
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Latzer Homestead

Winter Wonderland on the Square

Erwin H. Weder Museum
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Highland Chamber

Highland Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 618-654-3721

Highland Organizations

Highland Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 618-654-3721

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