Highland Lake, Alabama

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Highland Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35121
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.885
Longitude -86.419

Highland Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
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Highland Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 408 100%
Male 200 49%
Female 208 51%
Under 18 95 23.3%
18+ 313 76.7%
65+ 61 15%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.84
White 397 97.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 3 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.7%

Estimated Highland Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 469
Growth 61
Growth % 15%

Highland Lake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 38.2%
Irish 19.1%
English 10.2%
Scotch-Irish 9.3%
Scottish 4%
European 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Swedish 2.7%
Swiss 1.8%
German 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
French Canadian 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Highland Lake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hoods Crossroads (35121)
Straight Mountain (35121)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Highland Lake 408 $48,750
Allgood 629 $30,750
Altoona 984 $28,750
Ashville 2,260 $38,355
Oneonta 5,576 $40,125
Rosa 313 $56,563
Springville 2,521 $53,859
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