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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Highlands County, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Highlands County, Florida.

Area Features of Highlands County, Florida


Airport


(1) Avon Park Executive Airport   (2) Bass River Airpark Historical   (3) Blue Head Ranch Airport   (4) Crews Homestead Ranch Airport   (5) Florida Hospital Lake Placid Heliport   (6) Florida Hospital Sebring Heliport   (7) Highlands Regional Medical Center Heliport   (8) J H Hendrie Farms Airport   (9) Kings Port Airport   (10) Lake Persimmon Airstrip   (11) Last Chance Ranch Airport   (12) Macdill Air Force Base Auxiliary Field   (13) Montgomery Ranch Airport   (14) Placid Lakes Airport   (15) River Acres Airport   (16) Sebring Regional Airport   (17) Sunshine Ranchettes Airport Historical   (18) Vince S Condominium Association Airport  

Bend


(1) Platt Bluff  

Bridge


(1) Pearce Bridge  

Building


(1) Avon Park Fire Department   (2) Avon Park Police Department   (3) Avon Park Public Library   (4) Childrens Museum Of The Highlands   (5) City Of Avon Park Depot Museum   (6) City Of Sebring Fire Department Station 14 Headquarters   (7) City Of Sebring Fire Department Station 15   (8) Desoto City Fire Department Station 18   (9) Desoto City Fire Department Station 19   (10) Florida Department Of Law Enforcement Sebring Field Office   (11) Florida Highway Patrol Station   (12) Highland Lakes Volunteer Fire And Rescue Station 2   (13) Highland Parks Volunteer Fire Department Station 33   (14) Highlands County Criminal - Court Division   (15) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services   (16) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Avon Park   (17) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid   (18) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid Tomoka   (19) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Sebring Downtown   (20) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Sebring Ridge   (21) Highlands County Sheriff S Office   (22) Highlands County Sheriff S Office Jail   (23) Lake Placid Fire Department   (24) Lake Placid Police Department   (25) Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 29   (26) Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 30   (27) Lorida Fire Department Station 24   (28) Lorida Fire Department Station 25   (29) Placid Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 39   (30) Sebring - Ridge Museum   (31) Sebring Police Department   (32) Sebring Public Library   (33) Spring Lake Community Center   (34) Sun N Lake Sebring Volunteer Fire Department   (35) Sun N Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 41   (36) West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Station 10   (37) West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Station 9   (38) Windmill Farms Nurseries  

Canal


(1) Canal C-41   (2) Canal C-41a   (3) Istokpoga Canal   (4) Jackson Creek   (5) Rim Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Bougainvillea Cemetery   (2) Fort Kissimmee Cemetery   (3) Lakeside Cemetery   (4) Lakeview Memorial Gardens   (5) Oak Hill Cemetery   (6) Pinecrest Cemetery   (7) Prescott Cemetery   (8) Whitten Cemetery  

Census


(1) Placid Lakes Census Designated Place   (2) Sylvan Shores Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Alliance Church Of Sebring   (2) Apostolic Church Of Jesus   (3) Atonement Lutheran Church   (4) Bethany Baptist Church   (5) Bethel Baptist Church   (6) Beulah Baptist Church   (7) Bible Fellowship Church   (8) Calvary Baptist Church   (9) Calvary Church   (10) Christ Fellowship Church   (11) Church Of Christ   (12) Church Of Christ Of Avon Park   (13) Church Of Christ Of Nazareth   (14) Church Of Christ Of Sebring   (15) Church Of God   (16) Church Of God In Christ   (17) Church Of God Of Placid Temple   (18) Church Of The Nazarene   (19) Community Christian Church Of Sebring   (20) Country Baptist Church   (21) Covenant Presbyterian Church   (22) Emmanuel Church Of The Living God   (23) Episcopal Church Of The Redeemer   (24) Faith Baptist Church   (25) Faith Missionary Baptist Church   (26) Faith Temple Ministries Of Avon Park   (27) First Baptist Church   (28) First Baptist Church Of Basinger   (29) First Baptist Church Of Lake Josephine   (30) First Baptist Church Of Leisure Lakes   (31) Independent Baptist Church   (32) Lake Placid Seventh Day Adventist Church   (33) Living Waters Church Of God   (34) Memorial United Methodist Church   (35) Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church   (36) New Grace Temple Church Of God By Faith   (37) New Life Assembly Church   (38) Our Lady Of Grace Catholic Church   (39) Pentecostal Holiness Church   (40) Resurrection Lutheran Church   (41) Ridge Area International Seventh Day Adventist Church   (42) Saint Catherine Catholic Church   (43) Saint Mark Baptist Church   (44) Sanctuary Church Of God   (45) Seventh Day Adventist Spanish Church   (46) Shiloh Apostolic Church   (47) Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church   (48) Sunnyland Church   (49) Union Congregational Church   (50) Zion Temple Holiness Church  

Civil


(1) Avon Park Division   (2) City Of Avon Park   (3) City Of Sebring   (4) Highlands County   (5) Lake Placid Division   (6) Sebring Division   (7) Town Of Lake Placid  

Gut


(1) Boggy Branch   (2) Chandler Slough   (3) Gannet Slough   (4) Gator Branch   (5) Gum Slough   (6) Hole In The Wall   (7) Tick Island Slough  

Hospital


(1) Florida Alcoholism Treatment Center   (2) Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center   (3) Florida Hospital Lake Placid   (4) Highlands Regional Medical Center   (5) Walker Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Big Island   (2) Bluff Hammock   (3) Bumblebee Island   (4) Camp Hammock   (5) Fish Branch Island   (6) Hard Luck Hammock   (7) Hickory Hammock   (8) Hog Island Hammock   (9) Long Hammock   (10) Mcguire Hammock   (11) Mosquito Hammock   (12) Oak Hammock   (13) Orange Hammock   (14) Saddle Hammock   (15) Turkey Hammock   (16) Woods Hammock  

Lake


(1) Annie Lake   (2) Basket Lake   (3) Blue Lake   (4) Bonnet Lake   (5) Buck Lake   (6) Center Lake Nellie   (7) Counterfeit Lake   (8) Deer Lake   (9) Dinner Lake   (10) Duck Lake   (11) Fox Lake   (12) Frank Taucher Reservoir   (13) Grassy Lake   (14) Grassy Pond   (15) Hog Lake   (16) Huckleberry Lake   (17) Lake Angelo   (18) Lake Annie   (19) Lake Anoka   (20) Lake Apthorp   (21) Lake Brentwood   (22) Lake Byrd   (23) Lake Carrie   (24) Lake Charlotte   (25) Lake Chilton   (26) Lake Clay   (27) Lake Crews   (28) Lake Denton   (29) Lake Francis   (30) Lake Glenada   (31) Lake Harry   (32) Lake Henry   (33) Lake Hill   (34) Lake Huntley   (35) Lake Isis   (36) Lake Istokpoga   (37) Lake Jackson   (38) Lake Josephine   (39) Lake June In Winter   (40) Lake Lachard   (41) Lake Lelia   (42) Lake Letta   (43) Lake Lotela   (44) Lake Lucas   (45) Lake Mccoy   (46) Lake Olivia   (47) Lake Pearl   (48) Lake Placid   (49) Lake Ruth   (50) Lake Sebring   (51) Lake Simmons   (52) Lake Sirena   (53) Lake Tulane   (54) Lake Verona   (55) Lake Viola   (56) Little Bonnet Lake   (57) Little Lake   (58) Little Red Water Lake   (59) Lost Lake   (60) Mirror Lake   (61) Mud Lake   (62) Northwest Lake Nellie   (63) Persimmon Lake   (64) Pitman Bay   (65) Red Beach Lake   (66) Red Water Lake   (67) Saddlebags Lake   (68) Silver Lake   (69) Southeast Lake Nellie   (70) Submarine Lake   (71) Wolf Lake  

Locale


(1) Archbold Biological Station   (2) Atlantis Country Club   (3) Atlantis Golf Club   (4) Avon Plaza   (5) Avon Square   (6) Carlton Ranch   (7) Childs Station   (8) Citrus Plaza   (9) Compton Plaza   (10) Fort Basinger Station   (11) Island Country Club   (12) Jacaranda Golf Club   (13) Kissimmee River Camp   (14) Lake Placid Shopping Center   (15) Lakeshore Mall   (16) Montgomery Ranch   (17) Morgan Landing   (18) North Gate Peddlers Mall   (19) Old Venus   (20) Peddlers Mall   (21) Sebring Amtrak Station   (22) Southgate Shopping Center   (23) The Hamptons Golf Club   (24) The Hideaway Country Club   (25) The Medalist Golf Club   (26) The Oaks Golf Club   (27) Towne Center Square   (28) View Station  

Military


(1) Avon Park Army Air Field Historical   (2) Avon Park Auxiliary Airfield  

Park


(1) Avon Park Wildlife Management Area   (2) Highlands Hammock State Park   (3) Lake June-in-winter Scrub State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Archbold   (2) Avon Mobile Home Park   (3) Avon Park   (4) Avon Park Lakes   (5) Bairs Den   (6) Bear Hollow   (7) Bonnie Brae Mobile Home Estates   (8) Braswells Heritage Estates Mobile Home Park   (9) Brentwood Mobile Home Park   (10) Buttonwood Bay Mobile Home Park   (11) Childs   (12) Cornwell   (13) Crawfords Trailer Park   (14) De Soto City   (15) Desoto Mobile Home Park   (16) Dinner Lake Haven Mobile Home   (17) Fort Basinger   (18) Fort Kissimmee   (19) Francis I Mobile Estates   (20) Hagners Trailer Park   (21) Hammock Mobile Estates Mobile Home Park   (22) Hen Scratch   (23) Hickory Grove Trailer Park   (24) Hicoria   (25) Highland Wheel Estates Mobile Home Park   (26) Highlands Park Estates   (27) Istokpoga   (28) Jackson Creek Mobile Estates   (29) Josephine Lakeside Park Mobile Home Park   (30) Kuhlman   (31) Lake Bonnet Village Mobile Home Park   (32) Lake Gardens Mobile Home Park   (33) Lake Glenada Mobile Home Park   (34) Lake Letta Mobile Home Court   (35) Lake Placid   (36) Lake Redwater Mobile Home Park   (37) Lake Viola Trailer Park   (38) Lakemont   (39) Lakeshore Mobile Home Park   (40) Lakeside Village Mobile Home Park   (41) Leisure Acres Mobile Home Park   (42) Lorida   (43) Mallard Mobile Home Park   (44) Marina Cove Mobile Home Park   (45) Marland   (46) Negrotown Knoll   (47) Oak Gardens Mobile Home Park   (48) Oak Ridge Mobile Home Park   (49) Oakridge Mobile Home Park   (50) Orange Blossom Fellowship Community Mobile Home Park   (51) Paradise Mobile Village   (52) Parker Island   (53) Placid Lakes   (54) Plains   (55) Reflections On Silver Lake Mobile Home Park   (56) Sebring   (57) Sebring Gardens Trailer Park   (58) Sebring Mobile Estates   (59) Sebring Resort Mobile Home Park   (60) Sebring Shores   (61) Sebring Village Mobile Home Park   (62) Southland Mobile Home Park   (63) Stewart Mobile Village   (64) Sunny Ridge Mobile Home Park   (65) Sunshine Park Mobile Home Park   (66) Sunvale   (67) Sweeneys Mobile Home Park   (68) Sylvan Shores   (69) Tanglewood Mobile Home Park   (70) The Highlander Mobile Home Court   (71) The Palms Mobile Home Park   (72) Thunderbird Hills South Mobile Home Park   (73) Tower Wood Mobile Home Park   (74) Town And Country Mobile Home Park   (75) Tropical Harbor Estates Mobile Home Park   (76) Valencia Family Mobile Home Park   (77) Venus   (78) Villa Del Sol Mobile Home Park   (79) Washburn Mobile Home Park   (80) Whispering Pines Village Mobile Home Park   (81) Wild Island   (82) Woodhaven Estates Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Avon Park Post Office   (2) Lake Placid Post Office   (3) Sebring Post Offce  

School


(1) American Heritage Private School Of Highlands County   (2) Avon Elementary School   (3) Avon Park Christian Academy   (4) Avon Park Middle School   (5) Faith Lutheran School   (6) Fred Wild Elementary School   (7) Highlands County Achievement Center   (8) Hopewell Elementary School   (9) Interlake Academy   (10) Lake Placid Elementary School   (11) Lake Placid Middle School   (12) Lake Placid Senior High School   (13) Morning Star Christian School   (14) New Prospect Private School   (15) Saint Catherine Catholic School   (16) Sebring Christian School   (17) Sebring High School   (18) Sebring Middle School   (19) South Florida Community College   (20) Sunnyland School   (21) West Memorial Junior Academy   (22) Woodlawn Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Arbuckle Branch   (2) Arbuckle Creek   (3) Boggy Branch   (4) Bonnet Creek   (5) Bootheel Creek   (6) Carter Creek   (7) Duck Slough   (8) Grassy Creek   (9) Gum Branch   (10) Haw Branch   (11) Hickory Branch   (12) Istokpoga Creek   (13) Jack Creek   (14) Joe Slough   (15) John Henry Slough   (16) Josephine Creek   (17) Morgan Hole Creek   (18) Oak Creek   (19) Palmetto Creek   (20) Platt Branch   (21) Sevenmile Slough   (22) Starvation Slough   (23) Wildcat Branch   (24) Wolf Creek   (25) Yellow Bluff Creek  

Swamp


(1) Bay Swamp   (2) Bill Bay   (3) Bonny Bloom Pond   (4) Clay Slough   (5) Dinner Bay   (6) Long Cypress Slash   (7) Long Point Marsh   (8) Negrotown Marsh   (9) Underhill Sawgrass Pond  

Tower


(1) Archbold Tower   (2) De Soto Tower   (3) Hammock Lookout Tower   (4) Wapr-am Avon Park   (5) Wcac-fm Sebring   (6) Wits-am Sebring   (7) Wjcm-am Sebring   (8) Wwoj-fm Avon Park   (9) Wwtk-am Lake Placid  

Trail


(1) Footman Trail  

Valley


(1) Jones Gully  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Highlands County, Florida

33825 (pop. 23,257) 33870 (pop. 22,563) 33872 (pop. 20,593)
33852 (pop. 19,653) 33857 (pop. 1,645) 33960 (pop. 701)


Counties Nearby Highlands County, Florida

Hardee County, FL  (pop. 27,246) 24.3 Miles
Desoto County, FL  (pop. 34,583) 31.8 Miles
Okeechobee County, FL  (pop. 39,425) 35.1 Miles
Glades County, FL  (pop. 11,070) 41.1 Miles
Polk County, FL  (pop. 616,447) 43.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Highlands County, Florida

863



Elevation in Highlands County, Florida is 89.0 ft. (27.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Highlands County, Florida

Lat: 27.439711 N        Long: -81.428524 W



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