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Welcome to Forest Hills ...

Forest Hills is located in Queens County<1>.

Forest Hills is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Forest Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Forest Hills: This one is located in Queens County and the other is located in Saratoga County.

Beyond New York, there are 97 communities that are also named Forest Hills - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas, Kentucky (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, New Brunswick, North Carolina (17), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (11), Tennessee (10), Texas (2), Virginia (7) and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Forest Hills ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<4>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
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    • Newark [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jersey City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
      • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
      • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<4>
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Hills ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Queens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Hills) 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 Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7159, Longitude: -73.8475    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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