Highland, Vermillion County, Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||627 ft (191 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||436148|
Highland was probably so named on account of its lofty elevation. A post office was established at Highland in 1838, and remained in operation until 1868. With the construction of the railroad, business activity shifted to nearby Hillsdale, and the town of Highland declined.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
- "Highland, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...because it is the highest spot in that area.
- "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
- History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 414.
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