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Welcome to Forest River ...

The city of Forest River is located in Walsh County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Forest River: Forest Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forest River has a population of 121 people<3> (see below for details).

Forest River was established in 1887.

The community of Forest River is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Forest River: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest River had an population of 121 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest River had a population of 125 people. This makes Forest River the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Forest River represents 0.02% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 251st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 125 people, the population of Forest River decreased 18.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 154 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Forest River - they are located in Georgia, Illinois and Massachusetts.

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

Communities near Forest River ...

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

  • Grafton [Walsh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grafton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Walsh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Forest River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Park River [Walsh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park River
    • Park River [Walsh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Forest River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park River<6>
  • Minto [Walsh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minto
    • Minto [Walsh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Forest River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 592 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<6>
  • Manvel [Grand Forks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manvel
    • Manvel [Grand Forks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Forest River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oslo [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oslo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oslo
      • Oslo [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oslo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oslo<6>
    • Gilby [Grand Forks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilby
      • Gilby [Grand Forks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 232 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilby<6>
    • Fordville [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordville
      • Fordville [Walsh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordville<6>
    • Pisek [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
      • Pisek [Walsh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisek<6>
    • Ardoch [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardoch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardoch
      • Ardoch [Walsh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardoch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardoch<6>
    • Inkster [Grand Forks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inkster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inkster
      • Inkster [Grand Forks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inkster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inkster<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 Forest River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forest River.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest River ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Walsh County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Walsh, 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 Forest River.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest River) 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 River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2172, Longitude: -97.4704       In this case, the coordinates for Forest River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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