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Welcome to Forest City ...

Forest City is located in Susquehanna County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forest City has a population of 1,741 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Forest City: (570)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest City had an population of 1,741 people. This is a decrease of 8.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest City had a population of 1,911 people. This makes Forest City the county's most populous community.

The population of Forest City represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 443rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,911 people, the population of Forest City increased 3.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,855 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Forest City - they are located in Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Forest City ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<4>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<4>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Forest City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<4>
  • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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    • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Forest City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<4>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
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      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<4>
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
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      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<4>
    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
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      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,865 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Summit<4>
    • Jessup [Lackawanna County]
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      • Jessup [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jessup<4>
    • Honesdale [Wayne County]
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      • Honesdale [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Forest City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,281 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest City ...

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

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

The official website for Susquehanna County: www.susquehanna.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Susquehanna, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forest City.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest City) 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 City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6515, Longitude: -75.4661    
<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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