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High Point is the only city in North Carolina that exists within four counties: Davidson , Forsyth , Guilford and Randolph . It also stands within two major watersheds: the Yadkin – Pee Dee to the west and the Cape Fear to the east. Parts of the city rise above 1,000 feet (300 m), making it among the highest cities in North Carolina's Piedmont .
High Point is located at 35°58′14″N 79°59′51″W  /  35.97056°N 79.99750°W  / 35.97056; -79.99750 . It is bordered by the city of Greensboro to the north, Jamestown to the northeast, and Archdale to the southeast. The city limits of Trinity and Thomasville come within half a mile of the High Point city limits to the south and southwest, respectively.
According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 55.4 square miles (143.6 km 2 ), of which 53.8 square miles (139.3 km 2 ) is land and 1.7 square miles (4.3 km 2 ), or 2.96%, is water.
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