High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
the geographic “high point” between
Goldsboro and Charlotte. Identified
by the survey crew for the North
Carolina Railroad about 1849, the
elevation became the city namesake
upon the granting of a city charter
May 26, 1859
Dedicated on the 125th
Anniversary of the city
May 26, 1984
Location. 35° 57.444′ N, 80° 0.353′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 311 Bus) and W High Avenue, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the High Point Amtrak station. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27265, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Plank Road Foreman (here, next to this marker); Plank Road (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Arms Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); High Point Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots (within Camp Fisher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Guilford Technical Community College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.