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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Forest Hills.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Forest Hills to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Forest Hills to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Forest Hills to:

  • Florence [Map], which is the Seat of Lauderdale County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 191 miles [307.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Forest Hills to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,524 miles [10,499.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,240 miles [11,651.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,115 miles [8,231.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Forest Hills ...

We have found 97 communities that share the name Forest Hills.

Within Alabama, there are 6 communities which are also named Forest Hills. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 91 communities in the United States and Canada - with 93 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the Southeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the South Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 189 miles [304.2 km] to the South Southeast

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 110 miles [177 km] to the Southeast

Talladega County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Talladega County   [Map]
Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the Southeast

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 115 miles [185.1 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Hempstead County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Hempstead County   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the West Southwest

British Columbia

Our profile page for Forest Hills   [Map]
Distance: About 2,045 miles [3,291.1 km] to the Northwest

California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,955 miles [3,146.3 km] to the West Northwest

Colorado

Gilpin County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Gilpin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Gilpin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the Southeast

Lake County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the Southeast

Pasco County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Pasco County   [Map]
Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Bulloch County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Bulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 376 miles [605.1 km] to the East Southeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the East Southeast

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Gwinnett County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the East Southeast

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the Southeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Cook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kane County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 489 miles [787 km] to the North

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Indiana

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Hamilton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lake County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Lake County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lake County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Madison County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Kansas

Sedgwick County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Sedgwick County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 259 miles [416.8 km] to the North Northeast

Kenton County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Kenton County   [Map]
Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the North Northeast

Pike County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Carroll County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 668 miles [1,075 km] to the East Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Suffolk County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Suffolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,029 miles [1,656 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Ingham County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Ingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the North Northeast

Kent County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Lee County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 68 miles [109.4 km] to the Southwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Forest Hills   [Map]
Distance: About 1,346 miles [2,166.2 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Queens County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Queens County   [Map]
Distance: About 855 miles [1,376 km] to the East Northeast

Saratoga County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Saratoga County   [Map]
Distance: About 944 miles [1,519.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the East Northeast

Caldwell County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Caldwell County   [Map]
Distance: About 353 miles [568.1 km] to the East Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the East

Durham County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Durham County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Durham County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Forsyth County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the East Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 255 miles [410.4 km] to the East

Lee County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the East

New Hanover County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, New Hanover County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the East

Pitt County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Pitt County   [Map]
Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the East

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the East Northeast

Rowan County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Rowan County   [Map]
Distance: About 410 miles [659.8 km] to the East

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the East

Transylvania County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Transylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 280 miles [450.6 km] to the East

Union County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 403 miles [648.6 km] to the East

Wake County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the East

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 378 miles [608.3 km] to the East Northeast

Wilson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the East

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Forest Hills
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Butler County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the North Northeast

Clark County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the North Northeast

Pike County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 390 miles [627.6 km] to the Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Forest Hills   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the Northeast

Dauphin County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Dauphin County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Lancaster County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lancaster County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Philadelphia County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Philadelphia County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Philadelphia County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

York County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 277 miles [445.8 km] to the East

Charleston County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the East Southeast

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 341 miles [548.8 km] to the East

Chester County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East

Darlington County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the East

Greenville County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 309 miles [497.3 km] to the East

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the East

Oconee County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the East

Richland County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the East

Sumter County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Sumter County   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bedford County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 83 miles [133.6 km] to the East Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 96 miles [154.5 km] to the North Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the East Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the East

Knox County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the East Northeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 64 miles [103 km] to the Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the North

Putnam County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 313 miles [503.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Bexar County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Bexar County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bexar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Smith County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Smith County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Smith County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Virginia

Chesapeake City

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Chesapeake City   [Map]
Distance: About 644 miles [1,036.4 km] to the East Northeast

Danville City

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Danville City   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Montgomery County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the East Northeast

Page County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Page County   [Map]
Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 626 miles [1,007.4 km] to the East Northeast

Suffolk City

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the East Northeast

Virginia Beach City

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Virginia Beach City   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Kanawha County   [Map]
Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the Northeast

Ohio County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 526 miles [846.5 km] to the Northeast

Wood County

Our profile page for Forest Hills, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Forest Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forest Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8529, Longitude: -87.6828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Forest Hills to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 314.291 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 310.182 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.371 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Forest Hills, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Forest Hills.



 
 
 

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