Highland, Ritchie County, West Virginia

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Highland, West Virginia
Highland, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Highland, West Virginia
Highland, West Virginia
Highland, West Virginia is located in the United States
Highland, West Virginia
Highland, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°18′13″N 81°03′06″W / 39.30361°N 81.05167°W / 39.30361; -81.05167Coordinates: 39°18′13″N 81°03′06″W / 39.30361°N 81.05167°W / 39.30361; -81.05167
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyRitchie
Elevation
787 ft (240 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)304 & 681
GNIS feature ID1549741[1]

Highland is an unincorporated community in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States. Highland is located on Bonds Creek and County Route 1 4.65 miles (7.48 km) west-northwest of Pennsboro.[2]

The community was named after the Scottish Highlands, the ancestral home of a large share of the first settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Highland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Ritchie County, West Virginia General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). West Virginia Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved March 7, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 308.