Highland County , Ohio

Highland County: County in Ohio, United States

Highland County locator map
Location of Highland County on Ohio map.


Highland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,589 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 43,161 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hillsboro. The county was created 216 years ago in 1805.


Highland County is located at 39°11'5"N 83°36'3"W (39.1847400, -83.6009700). It has 6 neighbors: Adams County, Brown County, Clinton County, Fayette County, Pike County and Ross County.

Seal of Highland County 'Ohio' seal image
Seal of Highland County 'Ohio'

The largest city of Highland County is Hillsboro with a population of 6,554. Other cities include, Prospect population 1,058, Marshall population 1,008 and Mowrystown population 352. See all Highland County cities & populated places.


Highland County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Seal of Highland County 'Ohio' seal image

Highland County map

Highland County Quick Facts

Population : 43,161 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
Different from : Highland County, Highlands County
Plate code : 36
Area : 1445 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Altitude : 968 feet / 295 meters
Capital : Hillsboro
Establishment : May 05, 1805
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:01:55 (30th July 2021)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.99% (2010-2019)
Weather : 83℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Highland County has 6 neighbours.

  • Hillsboro


According to census records, the population of Highland County decreased by 0.99% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 43,589 - census
2011 43,378 -0.49% estimation process
2012 42,964 -0.96% estimation process
2013 43,195 0.53% estimation process
2014 43,093 -0.24% estimation process
2015 42,960 -0.31% estimation process
2016 43,006 0.11% estimation process
2017 42,903 -0.24% estimation process
2018 43,052 0.35% estimation process
2019 43,161 0.25% estimation process

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People born in Highland County (8)

People born in Highland County, including politician from Ohio Joseph B. Foraker, historian and politician Albert J. Beveridge, politician Harvey Samuel Irwin, you can see a list of people who born in Highland County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Highland County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Highland County.

City Name Population Title
Hillsboro 6,554 City in and the county seat of Highland County, Ohio, United States
Russell 5,198 Township in Geauga County, Ohio
New Market 1,881 Township in Highland County, Ohio
Leesburg 1,599 Village in Ohio, United States
Lynchburg 1,483 Village in Ohio, United States
Greenfield 1,427 Large village in Highland and Ross counties, Ohio, United States
Prospect 1,058 Human settlement in Marion County, Ohio, United States of America
Danville 1,015 Village in Knox County, Ohio, United States
Marshall 1,008 City in Ohio, United States of America
Highland 832 Village in Highland County, Ohio, United States
Mowrystown 352 Human settlement in Highland County, Ohio, United States of America
Sinking Spring 133 Village in Highland County, Ohio

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