Highlands, New York

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Highlands
Town of Highlands
United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy
Location in Orange County and the state of New York.
Location in Orange County and the state of New York.
Highlands is located in New York
Highlands
Highlands
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°21′36″N 074°00′30″W / 41.36000°N 74.00833°W / 41.36000; -74.00833Coordinates: 41°21′36″N 074°00′30″W / 41.36000°N 74.00833°W / 41.36000; -74.00833 [1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyOrange
Government
 (as of 2013)[2]
 • TypeTown Council
 • Town SupervisorBob Livsey
 • Town Council
Area
 • Total33.47 sq mi (86.68 km2)
 • Land30.41 sq mi (78.76 km2)
 • Water3.06 sq mi (7.93 km2)  auto%
Elevation1,017 ft (310 m)
Population
 • Total12,492
 • Estimate 
(2016)
12,138
 • Density399.16/sq mi (154.12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code[5][6]36-34550
GNIS feature ID[5][6]979067
Websitehighlands-ny.gov

Highlands is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. It is officially known as the Town of Highlands. The population was 12,492 at the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Town of Highlands". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  2. "Supervisor and Town Board members". Town of Highlands. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 5, 2017.
  4. "Highlands town, Orange County, New York". Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "County Subdivisions: New York". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original (TXT) on May 17, 2014. Retrieved January 15, 2013. External link in |work= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 "FIPS55 Data: New York". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original (TXT) on October 19, 2006. External link in |work= (help)