About Highlands

Since its creation in 1875, the town of Highlands has served as a cultural center for well-known artists, musicians, actors, authors, photographers, scholars, and scientists who have thrived in its natural, idyllic setting. The town’s population stands at slightly over 1,100 year-round residents.

If you’d like to learn more about the history of Highlands, click here.

(Highlands History information courtesy of the Highlands, NC Chamber of Commerce)