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Forest Hill, Tennessee
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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>

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Our information shows that the community of Forest Hill is historic. The information below applies to the area where Forest Hill would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Forest Hill was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<2>

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (931)

Elevation: 1,790 feet [545.59 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Forest Hill. The point that we are using 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   36° 2' 30"
Lon:   -84° 55' 14"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Fox Creek

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Forest Hill

GNIS ID:   1302863
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Forest Hill)

About Cumberland County

The community of Crossville is the County Seat for Cumberland County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Cumberland)


2018:<6>     59,673   (6.46% increase since 2010)  
2010:     56,053   (19.77% increase since 2000)
2000:     46,802

Total Area:<7>   684 sq. miles [1,773.7 km²]

Housing Units:<8>   28,151

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Cumberland

GNIS ID:   1639736
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Forest Hill)

About Tennessee

From the US Census


2018:     6,770,010   (6.68% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,346,105   (11.54% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,689,283

Websites for State of Tennessee

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Tennessee

GNIS ID:   1325873
FIPS State:   47

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc 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>While Forest Hill is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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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>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Forest Hill, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Forest Hill.

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<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Forest Hill. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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