Highland County! Located in Southwestern Ohio, a rural
agricultural county rich with an abundance of natural wonders, and yet
convenient to 3 major cities. Approximately a one hour drive to
Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus, the best of both worlds are easily
enjoyed by our residents.
Highland County is named for
it's rolling hills and highland topography. Highland County
could be seen as a borderline county. With plains to the north
(Clinton and Fayette counties) and edge of the Appalachian Mountains
to the southeast, Highland County boasts a variety of landscapes
and beautiful scenery.
Blessed in community and history, Highland County celebrated 200
years in 2005! Charming covered bridges, magnificent Court houses, historic school buildings, and other landmarks accent our
already scenic, wooded, rolling hillsides. Click
read a article on the history of Highland County.
The Highland County Fair, the Wheels of Progress in Greenfield, and
the Festival of Bells in Hillsboro are just a few of the festivals
that unite our community along with visitors each year. Highland
Countians love a reason to get together and are recognized as friendly
people from diverse backgrounds.
If you like outdoor recreation, Highland County is at the top of the
list! Two major lakes, three golf courses, public hunting lands,
and state parks will keep the outdoor enthusiast busy. Paint
Creek Lake and Rocky Fork Lake offer excellent crappie, bass,
walleye, and catfish opportunities.
Highland County is being
discovered and growing! Excellent employment opportunities are
steadily increasing. New stores and businesses are finding our
area a place to prosper! More detailed information can be found
Office of Strategic Research website.
Look for the Ohio County Profiles section, then choose Highland
Whether you are considering a move to our area or just planning a
visit, we hope you will experience the many reasons we are proud of
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