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Forest Hills, Pennsylvania
(Allegheny County)

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Welcome to Forest Hills ...

Forest Hills is located in Allegheny County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forest Hills has a population of 6,301 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Forest Hills is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Forest Hills ...

Official Website: www.foresthillspa.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest Hills had an population of 6,301 people. This is a decrease of 3.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest Hills had a population of 6,518 people. This makes Forest Hills the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Forest Hills represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,518 people, the population of Forest Hills decreased 4.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,831 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest Hills ...

While we believe that this Forest Hills is located in Allegheny County, we know of another 4 Pennsylvania communities named Forest Hills. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dauphin, Lancaster, Philadelphia and York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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, New York (2), North Carolina (17), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, 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.

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
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    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 299,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
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    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<6>
  • Plum [Allegheny County]
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    • Plum [Allegheny County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
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    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Forest Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,446 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
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      • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklin Park [Allegheny County]
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      • Franklin Park [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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      • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
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      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<6>
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kensington
      • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<6>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Forest Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,136 people
      • Jefferson Hills has also been known as:
      • Jefferson
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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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Forest Hills, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Hills.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Forest Hills: www.foresthillspa.org/

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.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 Allegheny, 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 Hills.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hills - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forest Hills) 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 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: 40.4240, Longitude: -79.8525       In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hills 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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