Highland, Missouri

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Highland, Missouri
unincorporated community
Location of Perry County, Missouri
Location of Perry County, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°39′52″N 89°53′29″W / 37.66444°N 89.89139°W / 37.66444; -89.89139Coordinates: 37°39′52″N 89°53′29″W / 37.66444°N 89.89139°W / 37.66444; -89.89139
Country United States
State Missouri
County Perry
Township Cinque Hommes
Elevation 666 ft (203 [1] m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63775
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-32050 [2]
GNIS feature ID 719560 [2]

Highland is an unincorporated community in Cinque Hommes Township in Perry County, Missouri.

History[edit]

Highland’s name is topographical and was named after a nearby creek. It is located in the north-central part of Cinque Hommes Township. A post office was maintained there between 1891 – 1904.[3]

The community has a Catholic church, St. Joseph parish, which was founded in 1870.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Highland is located 4 and a half miles southwest of Perryville, Missouri.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ cartographic.info http://cartographic.info/usa/map.php?id=719560
  2. ^ a b Roadside Thoughts.com http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/mo/highland-xx-perry-misc.htm
  3. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Perry County Place Names http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_perry.html
  4. ^ Find a Grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2329595&CScnty=1475&CSsr=41&
  5. ^ Archdiocese of St. Louis http://archstl.org/app/directory/parishes/1000179
  6. ^ A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Perry County, Missouri "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-03. Retrieved 2013-11-26.