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Highmore is a city in Hyde County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for its elevation; another says it was named for a surveyor.
The latitude of Highmore is 44.521N. The longitude is -99.441W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,886 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 790.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Highmore demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hyde County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57345 ZIP code.
37% of Highmore residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highmore ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highmore was $17,309, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Highmore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Highmore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $191. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Highmore include Hyde County Library ... View libraries
Hyde County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highmore political report.
The average commute time for Highmore workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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