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Welcome to Forest ...

The village of Forest is located in Hardin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forest has a population of 1,438 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Forest is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Forest ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hardinohio.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Forest, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest had an population of 1,438 people. This is a decrease of 1.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest had a population of 1,461 people. This makes Forest the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Forest represents 0.01% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 457th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,461 people, the population of Forest decreased 1.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,488 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Forest: This one is located in Hardin County and the other is located in Richland County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 32 communities that are also named Forest - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Forest ...

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

  • Findlay [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Findlay
    • Findlay [Hancock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Findlay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Findlay<6>
  • Kenton [Hardin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenton
    • Kenton [Hardin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenton<6>
  • Upper Sandusky [Wyandot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Sandusky
    • Upper Sandusky [Wyandot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Sandusky
  • Ada [Hardin County]
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    • Ada [Hardin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ada have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ada<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carey [Wyandot County]
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      • Carey [Wyandot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carey<6>
    • Arlington [Hancock County]
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      • Arlington [Hancock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
    • Dunkirk [Hardin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunkirk
      • Dunkirk [Hardin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunkirk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunkirk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunkirk<6>
    • Alger [Hardin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alger
      • Alger [Hardin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alger<6>
    • Nevada [Wyandot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nevada
      • Nevada [Wyandot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<6>
    • La Rue [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Rue
      • La Rue [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Rue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Rue

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Forest.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest ...

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

Adding Forest to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Forest 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 Forest was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Forest on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

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About Hardin County

About Ohio

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Hardin, 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forest. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ForestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8030, Longitude: -83.5119       In this case, the coordinates for Forest 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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