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Sherwood Forest, Georgia
(Newton County)

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Welcome to Sherwood Forest ...

Sherwood Forest is located in Newton County.

A typical abbreviation for Sherwood Forest: Sherwood Frst.

Sherwood Forest is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Sherwood Forest is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<2>, (678) & (770).

Communities near Sherwood Forest ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sherwood Forest and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Covington   [Map]   13,977   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flovilla   [Map]   640   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jackson   [Map]   5,071   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Locust Grove   [Map]   5,940   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   440   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
McDonough   [Map]   23,964   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sherwood Forest.

Communities Also Named Sherwood Forest ...

While we believe that this Sherwood Forest is located in Newton County, we know of another 7 Georgia communities named Sherwood Forest. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb, Bulloch, Cherokee, Clayton, Coweta, Floyd and Oconee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 76 communities that are also named Sherwood Forest - they are located in Alabama (5), California (4), Delaware, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (5), Massachusetts (2), Mississippi (5), New York, North Carolina (13), Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (6), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (9), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherwood Forest. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherwood Forest. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherwood Forest.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sherwood Forest:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood Forest ...

Looking for more information about Sherwood Forest? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Sherwood Forest? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Sherwood Forest. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Newton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherwood Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for Sherwood Forest, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Sherwood Forest.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Sherwood Forest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherwood Forest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3904, Longitude: -83.8693     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sherwood Forest.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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