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Highland is known for a strong sense of community spirit, pride, and engagement as evident in the number of community organizations, indoor & outdoor venues, park lands, and community involvement.

Key Attributes

  • Business friendly, several build ready sites, affordable city-owned utilities, incentives available, trained workforce.
  • Located in heart of Midwest, proximity to St. Louis (30 miles east), and within 500 mile radius of ten major U.S markets.
  • Accessibility to two major highways (I-70 and I-55), Class one rail bisects through city, four airports less than an hour away, 2 ports within 60 miles. 
  • City owned, FTTP network offering Gigabit internet, only “Gigabit” city in region.
  • Great Quality of Life including Award-winning schools, 2nd most green space per capita in nation, and numerous festivals