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Welcome to Forest Park ...

The city of Forest Park is located in Hamilton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forest Park has a population of 18,610 people<3> (see below for details).

Forest Park is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Forest Park lies within the (513) area code.

Websites for Forest Park ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest Park had an population of 18,610 people. This is a decrease of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest Park had a population of 18,720 people. This makes Forest Park the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Forest Park represents 0.16% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,720 people, the population of Forest Park decreased 3.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,463 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest Park ...

While we believe that this Forest Park is located in Hamilton County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Forest Park. Those communities are located in the following counties: Montgomery and Ottawa County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 54 communities that are also named Forest Park - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (5) and Washington.

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

Communities near Forest Park ...

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

  • Cincinnati
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Hamilton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Middletown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Covington
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Mason
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Oxford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Lebanon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Norwood
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Erlanger
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Fort Thomas
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Park ...

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

The official website for Forest Park:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Hamilton, 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 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 Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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