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Carmel Highlands
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Carmel Highlands viewed from the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
Carmel Highlands is located in California
Carmel Highlands
Carmel Highlands
Location in California
Carmel Highlands is located in the United States
Carmel Highlands
Carmel Highlands
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  California
County Monterey County
97 m (318 ft)
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 • Summer (DST) PDT
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Area code(s) 831
GNIS feature ID 1759219

Carmel Highlands is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California, United States. It is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Carmel-by-the-Sea (better known as simply, "Carmel"), at an elevation of 318 feet (97 m). Carmel Highlands is also located just south of the Point Lobos State Reserve, and serves as the northern gateway of the Big Sur coastline along California State Route 1. Carmel Highlands was laid out in 1916 by developers Frank Hubbard Powers and James Franklin Devendorf.

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