Highland Springs, Lake County, California

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Highland Springs
Unincorporated community
Highland Springs is located in California
Highland Springs
Highland Springs
Location in California
Highland Springs is located in the US
Highland Springs
Highland Springs
Highland Springs (the US)
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
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLake 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.