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Gateway to American Fork Canyon

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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Highland is approximately 11,158 (2003), 15523 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,015 (1990), 3547 (2010).
The amount of land area in Highland is 17.154 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Highland to Washington DC is 1911 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Highland is positioned 40.42 degrees north of the equator and 111.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Highland average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Highland average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.


On a high bench between American Fork, Lehi and Alpine
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Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
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History & History Related Items

Named for the Scottish Highlands and also for its location on the upper bench at the base of the Wasatch Range, this area has become one of Utah's fastest growing communities. It began as a small 15 family settlement.

Highland was settled in 1853. It was finally officially incorporated as a city on July 13, 1977.A history page for Highland.
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The settling of Highland


The incorporation of Highland

July 13, 1977


Highland Fling - mid summer
at Highland Heritage Park. Sporting events, cultural arts all 4 days. Children's day, youth dance, parade and family events. Fireworks on Saturday. Phone - (801) 763-1617
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Highland City Government

City of Highland
5378 West 10400 North
Highland, Utah 84003
Phone: 801-756-5751
Fax: 801-756-6903

Highland has a mayor and 5 councilmembers

Highland Schools

Children of Highland attend schools in the Alpine School District
Main Offices
575 North 100 East
American Fork, Utah 84003
Phone: 801-756-8400

Freedom Elementary
10326 N 6800 W
Highland UT 84003
Phone: 801-766-5270
Fax: 801-766-5272

Highland Elementary
10865 N 6000 W
Highland UT 84003
Phone: 801-756-8537
Fax: 801-763-7001

Mountain Ridge Junior High School
5525 W 10400 N
Highland UT 84003
Phone: 801-763-7010
Fax: 801-763-7018

Lone Peak High School
10189 N 4800 W
Highland UT 84003
Phone: 801-763-7050
Fax: 801-763-7064 Highland


The population of Highland was:
1990 - 5,007
1991 - 5,019
1992 - 5,034
1993 - 5,018
1994 - 5,336
1995 - 5,543
1996 - 5,939
1998 - 6,000
1999 - 7,500
2000 - 8,172
2001 - 9,165 (estimate)
2002 - 10,234 (estimate)
2003 - 11,158 (estimate)

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