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Forest Hill, Tennessee
(Cumberland County)

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The location of Forest Hill

Welcome to Forest Hill ...

So far, we have found very little information about Forest Hill. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Forest Hill to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Forest Hill, please Contact Us.

Forest Hill would have been located within present day Cumberland County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Forest Hill is 1,790 feet [546 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Forest Hill was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Forest Hill (for example, toward Wartburg), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Forest Hill would have been located in the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Forest Hill ...

While we believe that this Forest Hill is located in Cumberland County, we know of another 5 Tennessee communities named Forest Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Cocke, Giles, Humphreys and Shelby County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 47 communities that are also named Forest Hill - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Texas (5), Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forest Hill. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest Hill.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Forest Hill:

Communities near Forest Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Located in Roane County

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forest Hill

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Located in Roane County

Fairfield Glade   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Located in Roane County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Forest Hill

Lake Tansi Village   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forest Hill

Dykes Crossroads   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Forest Hill

Center Ford   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forest Hill

Grimsley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Forest Hill

Located in Fentress County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Forest Hill.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Forest Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0417, Longitude: -84.9208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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