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Popular areas to visit in Highland County

There are a lot of awesome areas to visit in Highland County but here are some of the most popular areas to visit for tourism, business, and leisure.
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Hillsboro is the county seat and Highland County's largest community. All of Hillsboro's streets seemingly lead "uptown" to the business district which has featured historic restorations and new construction in recent years.


The village of Greenfield, situated along the creek that divides Highland and Ross counties, is where many visit to enjoy the scenery, shop in the downtown area, experience the festivals, and learn about the community's fascinating history.


Leesburg's quaint village boasts several shopping opportunities as well as some necessities. Surrounded by rich farmland, residents of the Leesburg area benefit from agriculture and livestock production.

Rocky Fork Lake

Home to the Rocky Fork Lake State Park where active visitors can boat, fish, camp, kayak and so much more. There are a variety of shops and eating establishments located among the Rocky Fork Lake community. 


A rural village on the western side of the county is Lynchburg. Although it is home of the only covered bridge in the county that connects two counties, the most popular attraction is Terry's Pizza and Terry's Ice Cream, the home of the "Crazy Shake." 


Located on the southwest edge of the county, Mowrystown is a small village filled with charm. You can find some great home cooking and one of the best tire shops in the region in Mowrystown.


The village of Bainbridge has long been a destination for travelers and adventure seekers. The beauty of the area paired with its unique history, diverse culture, and world-class geologic features make it the perfect place to spend an afternoon, a weekend, or a lifetime.

Fort Hill

Take a trip to the Fort Hill Earthworks & Nature Preserve while you’re here in Highland County experiencing all the outdoor adventure offered.

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You’ll find everything you’re looking for right here in Highland County, Ohio.