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Welcome to Forest Heights ...

Forest Heights is located in Kershaw County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Forest Heights: Forest Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Forest Heights is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Forest Heights lies within the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Forest Heights ...

While we believe that this Forest Heights is located in Kershaw County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Forest Heights. Those communities are located in the following counties: Aiken and Sumter County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 16 communities that are also named Forest Heights - they are located in Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Forest Heights ...

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

  • Bishopville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Elgin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bethune
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Lugoff
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Spring Village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Village
    • Spring Village is located in Kershaw County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Spring Village
  • Cassatt
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Rembert
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Westville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Horatio
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Manville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manville
    • Manville is located in Lee County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Manville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Heights ...

Looking for more information about Forest Heights? 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 Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Heights.

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

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Footnotes ...

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