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(Richmond County)

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Welcome to Forest Hills ...

Forest Hills is located in Richmond County<1>.

Forest Hills is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Forest Hills lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Forest Hills: (706) & (762)<3>

Communities Also Named Forest Hills ...

While we believe that this Forest Hills is located in Richmond County, we know of another 4 Georgia communities named Forest Hills. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bulloch, Fayette, Gwinnett and Muscogee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 97 communities that are also named Forest Hills - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas, Kentucky (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (17), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (11), Tennessee (10), Texas (2), Virginia (7) and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forest Hills.

Communities near Forest Hills ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forest Hills.

  • Augusta [Richmond County]
  • Aiken [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
    • Aiken [Aiken County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<5>
  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Bruce
    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Forest Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • North Augusta [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Augusta
    • North Augusta [Aiken County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Augusta<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Snead [Columbia County]
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      • Snead [Columbia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Forest Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
    • Grovetown [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grovetown
      • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<5>
    • Richmond Hills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hills
      • Richmond Hills [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Forest Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hills
    • Fairvale [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairvale
      • Fairvale [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairvale
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<5>
    • Harlem [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlem
      • Harlem [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlem<5>

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 Forest Hills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forest Hills.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Hills. 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 Forest Hills.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest Hills. See our Newspapers Page for Forest Hills.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Hills ...

Looking for more information about Forest Hills? 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 Forest Hills, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Hills.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forest Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Richmond, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest Hills) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forest Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4753, Longitude: -82.0472    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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