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Welcome to Forrister ...

Forrister is located in Paulding County<1>.

The location of Forrister has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forrister has a population of 4,130 people<3> (see below for details).

Forrister is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Forrister (for example, toward Piedmont (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Forrister is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forrister had an population of 4,130 people. This is an increase of 9.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forrister had a population of 3,788 people.

The population of Forrister represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 3,788 people, the population of Forrister has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,776 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Forrister.

Communities near Forrister ...

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

  • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
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    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Forrister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
  • Acworth [Cobb County]
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    • Acworth [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Forrister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,818 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acworth<7>
  • Noonday [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noonday
    • Noonday [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Forrister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noonday
  • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County]
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    • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Forrister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs Chase
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Motes Hill [Cherokee County]
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      • Motes Hill [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Motes Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Motes Hill
    • Logan Trace [Cobb County]
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      • Logan Trace [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan Trace
    • Ligon [Bartow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
      • Ligon [Bartow County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Flowers Estates [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowers Estates
      • Flowers Estates [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowers Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowers Estates
    • Austell [Cobb County]
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      • Austell [Cobb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austell<7>
    • Hart Town [Carroll County]
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      • Hart Town [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Forrister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forrister ...

Looking for more information about Forrister? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Forrister, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forrister.

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About Paulding County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Paulding County: www.paulding.gov/

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 Paulding, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forrister.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forrister - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Forrister, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forrister) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forrister. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9557, Longitude: -84.8411       In this case, the coordinates for Forrister have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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