Highland County

Formation Date: 1847
Formed From: Pendleton (West Virginia) and Bath Counties

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Highland County was named for its mountainous terrain. It was formed from Bath and Pendleton (West Virginia) Counties in 1847. Its area is 416 square miles, and the county seat is Monterey. According to the 2000 census, the population is 2,536.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes

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