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Welcome to Green Forest ...
The city of Green Forest is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Green Forest, you might consider that their post office opened in 1855.
A typical abbreviation for Green Forest: Green Frst.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Green Forest has a population of 2,824 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Green Forest is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Green Forest lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Green Forest is located in the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Green Forest: 72638<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Green Forest had an population of 2,824 people. This is an increase of 2.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Green Forest had a population of 2,761 people (or 10.06% of the total population of Carroll County). This makes Green Forest the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Green Forest represents 0.09% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,761 people, the population of Green Forest increased 1.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,717 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Green Forest.
Communities Also Named Green Forest ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Green Forest - they are located in Missouri and South Carolina (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Green Forest.
Communities near Green Forest ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Green Forest.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Green Forest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Green Forest.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Green Forest. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Green Forest.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Green Forest. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Green Forest.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Forest ...
Looking for more information about Green Forest? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Green Forest, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Green Forest.
Adding Green Forest to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Green Forest in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Green Forest was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Green Forest in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Green Forest.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Sep 2023