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Welcome to Forest Hill ...

The village of Forest Hill is located in Rapides Parish.

The location of Forest Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Forest Hill has a population of 802 people<2> (see below for details).

Forest Hill is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Forest Hill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Forest Hill: (318)

The ZIP code for Forest Hill: 71430<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest Hill had a population of 818 people. This makes Forest Hill the parish's 8th most populous community.

The population of Forest Hill represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 818 people, the population of Forest Hill increased 79.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 456 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Forest Hill had an population of 802 people. This is a decrease of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 75.88% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Forest Hill.

Communities near Forest Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Forest Hill

Oakdale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forest Hill

Located in Allen Parish

Pine Prairie   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Forest Hill

Located in Evangeline Parish

Glenmora   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forest Hill

Lecompte   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Forest Hill

Woodworth   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Forest Hill

Cheneyville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Forest Hill

Turkey Creek   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Located in Evangeline Parish

McNary   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forest Hill

Elmer   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Forest Hill

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

Communities Also Named Forest Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Forest Hill: This one is located in Rapides Parish and the other is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 47 communities that are also named Forest Hill - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (6), Texas (5), Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forest Hill. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Hill. 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 Forest Hill.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Hill ...

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

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About Rapides Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forest Hill.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Forest Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Forest Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forest Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0479, Longitude: -92.5249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 16 Sep 2019