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Welcome to Forestville ...

The village of Forestville is located in Michigan's Thumb.

Forestville is located in Sanilac County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forestville has a population of 127 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Forestville.

The community of Forestville is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Forestville: (989)

The ZIP code for Forestville: 48434<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forestville had an population of 127 people. This is a decrease of 6.62% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forestville had a population of 136 people. This makes Forestville the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 136 people, the population of Forestville increased 7.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 127 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forestville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Forestville: This one is located in Sanilac County and the other is located in Marquette County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 25 communities that are also named Forestville - they are located in California, Connecticut (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), Quebec (3), South Dakota, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Forestville ...

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

  • Sandusky [Sanilac County]
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    • Sandusky [Sanilac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Forestville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,494 people
    • Former name for Sandusky:
    • Sanilac Centre
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandusky
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandusky<6>
  • Harbor Beach [Huron County]
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    • Harbor Beach [Huron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Forestville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
    • Former name for Harbor Beach:
    • Sand Beach
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbor Beach<6>
  • Ubly [Huron County]
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    • Ubly [Huron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Forestville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ubly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ubly<6>
  • Deckerville [Sanilac County]
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    • Deckerville [Sanilac County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Forestville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deckerville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deckerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deckerville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Sanilac [Sanilac County]
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      • Port Sanilac [Sanilac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Forestville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Sanilac have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Sanilac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Sanilac<6>
    • Carsonville [Sanilac County]
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      • Carsonville [Sanilac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Forestville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 488 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carsonville<6>
    • Port Hope [Huron County]
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      • Port Hope [Huron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Forestville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hope<6>
    • Minden City [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden City
      • Minden City [Sanilac County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Forestville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden City<6>
    • Richmondville [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmondville
      • Richmondville [Sanilac County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Forestville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmondville
    • Ruth [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Huron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Forestville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruth<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forestville ...

Looking for more information about Forestville? 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 Forestville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forestville.

Adding Forestville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Forestville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Forestville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Forestville on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sanilac County: www.sanilaccounty.net/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Sanilac, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forestville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forestville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Forestville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Forestville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Forestville) 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 Forestville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ForestvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6620, Longitude: -82.6092    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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