Highlands County, Florida Basics:

Highlands County Florida - Government Site

Population: 97,905
Area: 1017 square miles
County seat: Sebring
Area code(s) in use: 863
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
Median household income: $35,350
Persons in poverty: 19.0%
Home ownership rate: 78.5%
Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Charlotte  Desoto  Glades  Hardee  Okeechobee  Osceola  Polk  

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Map of the Highlands County area

Our detail map of Highlands County shows the Highlands County, Florida boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Highlands County, Florida

  Airports     show all on map

Avon Park Executive Airport, Blue Head Ranch Airport, Florida Hospital Lake Placid Heliport, Florida Hospital Sebring Heliport, Highlands Regional Medical Center Heliport, J. H. Hendrie Farms Airport, Kings Port Airport, Lake Persimmon Airstrip, Placid Lakes Airport, Sebring Regional Airport, Sunshine Ranchettes Airport, Vince's Condominium Association Airport, Walker Memorial Medical Center Heliport

  Bridges     show all on map

Harding Bridge, Pearce Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Avon Park Fire Department, Avon Park Police Department, Avon Park Public Library, Childrens Museum of the Highlands, City of Avon Park Depot Museum, City of Sebring Fire Department Station 14 Headquarters, City of Sebring Fire Department Station 15, Desoto City Fire Department Station 18, Desoto City Fire Department Station 19, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sebring Field Office, Florida Highway Patrol Station, Highland Lakes Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1, Highland Lakes Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 2, Highland Parks Volunteer Fire Department Station 33, Highlands County Criminal Court Division, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Avon Park, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid Tomoka, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Sebring Downtown, Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Sebring Ridge, Highlands County Sheriff's Office, Highlands County Sheriff's Office, Highlands County Sheriff's Office Jail, Lake Placid Fire Department, Lake Placid Police Department, Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 29, Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 30, Lorida Fire Department Station 24, Lorida Fire Department Station 25, Placid Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 39, Sebring - Ridge Museum, Sebring Police Department, Sebring Public Library, Spring Lake Community Center, Sun 'N Lake Sebring Volunteer Fire Department, Sun 'N Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 41, West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Station 10, West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Station 9

  Canals     show all on map

Canal C-39a, Canal C-41, Canal C-41A, Istokpoga Canal, Jackson Creek

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Bougainvillea Cemetery, Bougainvillea Cemetery, Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pinecrest Cemetery, Prescott Cemetery, Whitten Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Placid Lakes Census Designated Place, Sylvan Shores Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Alliance Church of Sebring, Apostolic Church of Jesus, Atonement Lutheran Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Beulah Baptist Church, Bible Fellowship Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Calvary Church, Christ Fellowship Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ of Avon Park, Church of Christ of Nazareth, Church of Christ of Sebring, Church of God, Church of God in Christ, Church of God in Christ, Church of God of Placid Temple, Church of the Nazarene, Church of the Nazarene, Community Christian Church of Sebring, Country Baptist Church, Covenant Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Church of the Living God, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Faith Temple Ministries of Avon Park, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, First Baptist Church of Leisure Lakes, Independent Baptist Church, Lake Placid Seventh Day Adventist Church, Living Waters Church of God, Memorial United Methodist Church, Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church, New Grace Temple Church of God by Faith, New Life Assembly Church, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Pentecostal Holiness Church, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Ridge Area International Seventh Day Adventist Church, Saint Catherine Catholic Church, Saint Mark Baptist Church, Sanctuary Church of God, Seventh Day Adventist Spanish Church, Shiloh Apostolic Church, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Sunnyland Church, Union Congregational Church, Walker Memorial Seventh Day Adventist Church, Zion Temple Holiness Church

  Guts     show all on map

Boggy Branch, Hole in the Wall

  Hospitals     show all on map

Florida Alcoholism Treatment Center, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Florida Hospital Lake Placid, Highlands Regional Medical Center, Walker Memorial Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Big Island, Bluff Hammock, Bumblebee Island, Fish Branch Island, Hickory Hammock, Hog Island Hammock, Mosquito Hammock, Orange Hammock

  Lakes     show all on map

Annie Lake, Basket Lake, Blue Lake, Blue Lake, Bonnet Lake, Buck Lake, Canal Lake, Center Lake Nellie, Counterfeit Lake, Deer Lake, Dinner Lake, Doughtry Cutoff, Duck Lake, Fox Lake, Frank Taucher Reservoir, Grassy Lake, Grassy Pond, Hog Lake, Huckleberry Lake, Lake Adelaide, Lake Angelo, Lake Annie, Lake Anoka, Lake Apthorp, Lake Brentwood, Lake Byrd, Lake Carrie, Lake Charlotte, Lake Chilton, Lake Clay, Lake Crews, Lake Damon, Lake Denton, Lake Francis, Lake Glenada, Lake Harry, Lake Henry, Lake Hill, Lake Huntley, Lake Isis, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Jackson, Lake Josephine, Lake June in Winter, Lake LaChard, Lake Lelia, Lake Letta, Lake Lillian, Lake Lotela, Lake Lucas, Lake McCoy, Lake Olivia, Lake Pearl, Lake Placid, Lake Pythias, Lake Ruth, Lake Sebring, Lake Simmons, Lake Sirena, Lake Tulane, Lake Verona, Lake Viola, Little Bonnet Lake, Little Lake, Little Red Water Lake, Little Red Water Lake, Lost Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Northwest Lake Nellie, Pansy Lake, Persimmon Lake, Pioneer Lake, Pitman Bay, Red Beach Lake, Red Water Lake, Saddlebags Lake, Silver Lake, Southeast Lake Nellie, Submarine Lake, Wolf Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Archbold Biological Station, Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis Golf Club, Avon Plaza, Avon Square, Ballantrae Golf and Yacht Club, Carlton Ranch, Childs Station, Citrus Plaza, Compton Plaza, Fort Basinger Station, Island Country Club, Jacaranda Golf Club, Kissimmee River Camp, Lake Placid Shopping Center, Lakeshore Mall, Morgan Landing, North Gate Peddlers Mall, Old Venus, Peddlers Mall, Sebring Amtrak Station, Southgate Shopping Center, The Hamptons Golf Club, The Hideaway Country Club, The Medalist Golf Club, The Oaks Golf Club, Towne Center Square, View Station

  Military     show all on map

Avon Park Auxiliary Airfield

  Parks     show all on map

Highlands Hammock State Park, Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Alpine, Archbold, Avon Mobile Home Park, Avon Park, Avon Park Lakes, Bairs Den, Bear Hollow, Bonnie Brae Mobile Home Estates, Braswells Heritage Estates Mobile Home Park, Brentwood Mobile Home Park, Brighton, Buttonwood Bay Mobile Home Park, Childs, Cornwell, Crawfords Trailer Park, De Soto City, Desoto Mobile Home Park, Dinner Lake Haven Mobile Home, Fort Basinger, Francis I Mobile Estates, Hagners Trailer Park, Hammock Mobile Estates Mobile Home Park, Hen Scratch, Hickory Grove Trailer Park, Hicoria, Highland Lakes, Highland Wheel Estates Mobile Home Park, Highlands Park Estates, Istokpoga, Jackson Creek Mobile Estates, Josephine Lakeside Park Mobile Home Park, Kissimmee River Fishing Resort Mobile Home Park, Kuhlman, Lake Bonnet Village Mobile Home Park, Lake Gardens Mobile Home Park, Lake Glenada Mobile Home Park, Lake Letta Mobile Home Court, Lake Placid, Lake Redwater Mobile Home Park, Lake Viola Trailer Park, Lakemont, Lakeshore Mobile Home Park, Lakeside Village Mobile Home Park, Leisure Acres Mobile Home Park, Lorida, Mallard Mobile Home Park, Marina Cove Mobile Home Park, Marland, Negrotown Knoll, Oak Gardens Mobile Home Park, Oak Ridge Mobile Home Park, Oakridge Mobile Home Park, Orange Blossom Fellowship Community Mobile Home Park, Paradise Mobile Village, Parker Island, Placid Lakes, Plains, Reflections on Silver Lake Mobile Home Park, Ridge Trailer Park, Sebring, Sebring Gardens Trailer Park, Sebring Mobile Estates, Sebring Resort Mobile Home Park, Sebring Shores, Sebring Village Mobile Home Park, Southland Mobile Home Park, Stewart Mobile Village, Sunny Ridge Mobile Home Park, Sunshine Park Mobile Home Park, Sunvale, Sweeneys Mobile Home Park, Sylvan Shores, Tanglewood Mobile Home Park, The Highlander Mobile Home Court, The Palms Mobile Home Park, Thunderbird Hills South Mobile Home Park, Tower Wood Mobile Home Park, Town and Country Mobile Home Park, Tropical Harbor Estates Mobile Home Park, Valencia Family Mobile Home Park, Venus, Villa del Sol Mobile Home Park, Washburn Mobile Home Park, Whispering Pines Village Mobile Home Park, Wild Island, Woodhaven Estates Mobile Home Park

  Post Offices     show all on map

Avon Park Post Office, Lake Placid Post Office, Sebring Post Offce

  Schools     show all on map

American Heritage Private School of Highlands County, Avon Elementary School, Avon Park Christian Academy, Avon Park Middle School, Faith Lutheran School, Fred Wild Elementary School, Highlands County Achievement Center, Hopewell Elementary School, Interlake Academy, Lake Placid Elementary School, Lake Placid Middle School, Lake Placid Senior High School, Morning Star Christian School, New Prospect Private School, Saint Catherine Catholic School, Sebring Christian School, Sebring High School, Sebring Middle School, South Florida Community College, Sunnyland School, West Memorial Junior Academy, Woodlawn Elementary School

  Streams     show all on map

Arbuckle Branch, Arbuckle Creek, Boggy Branch, Bonnet Creek, Bootheel Creek, Carter Creek, Grassy Creek, Grassy Creek, Gum Branch, Haw Branch, Hickory Branch, Istokpoga Creek, Jack Creek, Joe Slough, Josephine Creek, Maple River, Morgan Hole Creek, Palmetto Creek, Platt Branch, Snake River, Wildcat Branch, Wolf Creek, Yellow Bluff Creek

  Swamps     show all on map

Bay Swamp, Bill Bay, Bonny Bloom Pond, Dinner Bay, Long Cypress Slash, Long Cypress Slash, Negrotown Marsh

  Towers     show all on map

Archbold Tower, Brighton Lookout Tower, De Soto Tower, Hammock Lookout Tower, WAPR-AM (Avon Park), WCAC-FM (Sebring), WCAC-FM (Sebring), WITS-AM (Sebring), WJCM-AM (Sebring), WWOJ-FM (Avon Park), WWTK-AM (Lake Placid)

  Trails     show all on map

Footman Trail

  Valleys     show all on map

Jones Gully,

Highlands County, Florida Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteHighlands County White population 84,19884,198  
BlackHighlands County Black population 9,9869,986
MixedHighlands County Mixed population 1,4691,468
American IndianHighlands County American Indian population 587587
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderHighlands County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 9897

Additional population tables :
State population table
Florida population by county