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HIGHLAND, TEXAS (Lamar County). Highland is just northwest of Deport on U.S. Highway 271 in southeastern Lamar County. The 1936 county highway map showed two churches, a cemetery, two businesses, and a cluster of dwellings at the townsite. A 1964 map designated the cemeteries as Highland and Mount Pleasant, and showed only one church at the site. The 1983 county highway map showed Highland with a church, two cemeteries, a business, and a recreational facility.

Vista K. McCroskey


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Vista K. McCroskey, "HIGHLAND, TX (LAMAR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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