Highlands is a town located in the New Jersey region of the United States. During the most recent census, Highlands had a population of 5,005. Highlands is the 298th most poplulated city in the New Jersey region, the 6,264th most populated city in the United States and the 30,003rd most populated city in the world. Highlands is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Highlands adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Highlands is located at sea level (5 meters / 16 feet). The closest cities to Highlands are Rumson (3.6 km / 2.2 miles), Atlantic Highlands (3.7 km / 2.3 miles), Navesink (3.7 km / 2.3 miles), Leonardo (6.2 km / 3.8 miles) and Fair Haven (6.2 km / 3.9 miles)