Highland Springs, Lake County, California

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Highland Springs
Unincorporated community
Highland Springs is located in California
Highland Springs
Highland Springs
Highland Springs is located in the US
Highland Springs
Highland Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°56′14″N 122°54′25″W / 38.93722°N 122.90694°W / 38.93722; -122.90694Coordinates: 38°56′14″N 122°54′25″W / 38.93722°N 122.90694°W / 38.93722; -122.90694
Country United States
State California
County Lake County
Elevation[1] 1,483 ft (452 m)

Highland Springs (formerly, Highland) is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It is located 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Kelseyville,[2] at an elevation of 1483 feet (452 m).[1]

The first Highland Springs post office opened in 1875 and closed in 1880.[2] The Highland post office opened in 1880, changed its name to Highland Springs in 1884, and closed in 1921.[2]

Highland Springs began as a resort in the 1870s.[2] In time its capacity increased so that it could accommodate in excess of 300 guests.[2]

Highland Springs is now a favorite get away for residents of Lake County. Featuring disk golf, and a rope swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Highland Springs, Lake County, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 76. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.