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Welcome to Forestburg ...

Forestburg is located in Sanborn County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Forestburg had a population of 73 people.<2> (see below for details).

Forestburg is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Forestburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Forestburg lies within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Forestburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Forestburg - they are located in Alberta, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Forestburg ...

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

  • Woonsocket [Sanborn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
    • Woonsocket [Sanborn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Forestburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 648 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woonsocket<5>
  • Alpena [Jerauld County]
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    • Alpena [Jerauld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Forestburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpena<5>
  • Letcher [Sanborn County]
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    • Letcher [Sanborn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Forestburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Letcher have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Letcher<5>
  • Artesian [Sanborn County]
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    • Artesian [Sanborn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Forestburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesian have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 137 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesian<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plano [Hanson County]
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      • Plano [Hanson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Forestburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plano have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 104 people
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    • Lane [Jerauld County]
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      • Lane [Jerauld County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Forestburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lane<5>
    • Fedora [Miner County]
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      • Fedora [Miner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Forestburg
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 37 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fedora<5>
    • Storla [Aurora County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Storla
      • Storla [Aurora County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Forestburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Storla have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6 people
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    • Cuthbert [Sanborn County]
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      • Cuthbert [Sanborn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Forestburg
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    • Loomis [Davison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loomis
      • Loomis [Davison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Forestburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loomis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loomis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loomis<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forestburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Sanborn County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Sanborn, 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 Forestburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forestburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Forestburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forestburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forestburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0220, Longitude: -98.1082    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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