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Welcome to Forbes ...
The location of Forbes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Forbes was established in 1905.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Forbes has a population of 44 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Forbes is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Forbes lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Forbes lies within the (701) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forbes had an population of 44 people. This is a decrease of 16.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.25% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Forbes had a population of 53 people. This makes Forbes the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 53 people, the population of Forbes decreased 17.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 64 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Forbes.
Communities Also Named Forbes ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Forbes - they are located in California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ontario, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forbes.
Communities near Forbes ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forbes.
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 Forbes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forbes.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forbes. 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 Forbes.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forbes. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Forbes.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forbes ...
Looking for more information about Forbes? 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 Forbes, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forbes.
Adding Forbes to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Forbes in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Forbes was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Forbes on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Dakota (1949).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Forbes.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Sep 2023